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Many different conditions can cause joint pain, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, gout, strains, sprains and other injuries. Joint pain is extremely common and can range from mildly irritating to debilitating. It may go away after a few weeks or last for several weeks, months, or years. Whatever the cause of joint pain, you can usually manage it with medication, physiotherapy and other treatments. The goal is to reduce pain and inflammation and preserve joint function. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about joint pain, what it feels like, how to treat it and much more.

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