The Lawrence General Joint Program
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Don't Let Chronic Joint Pain Slow You Down!
Joint pain, whether in your hip, knee, shoulder, or elsewhere, can slow you down and prevent you from enjoying your favorite activities; it can even take away your ability to perform basic daily self-care.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. Lawrence General’s Joint Program provides a team of doctors, nurses, therapists, and other professionals to help find a solution to your joint pain. Let us help you get back to your active life.
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What causes pain in your joints?
Joint aches, soreness, and pain can be caused by an injury affecting any of the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding or within a joint. The joint inflammation of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, can also cause pain, as can infections, and, in extremely rare cases, cancer of the joint.
Joint pain can range from mildly irritating to debilitating. It may go away after a few weeks (acute), or last for several weeks or months (chronic). Even short-term pain and swelling in the joints can affect your quality of life.
How do we treat joint pain?
The Lawrence General Joint Program works with local orthopedic doctors to find out what is causing your discomfort. Working together, our goal is to reduce pain and inflammation, and preserve joint function. Because each patient's case is unique, so too are the recommended treatment options. Please speak to your primary care or orthopedic physician to determine what options will work best to address your symptoms. Options to consider include:
Want to learn more about this proven program? To contact our Joint Program, please call (978) 946-8009 or email JointProgram@lawrencegeneral.org. We look forward to helping you on your journey back to increased joint mobility!
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- Physical Therapy