Commonly called as joint pain, arthritis is an inflammatory condition associated with the joints. Under this condition, the joints of the body undergo inflammation and suffer from severe pain. Joint pain is commonly found in elderly or those towards advancing years of their age. But this condition may be found in youngsters as well. There is pain, inflammation, redness, immobility and stiffness of the joints.
- Weakening of the joints due to advancing age or extreme physical activity
- Injury to the joints
- Genetic factors
- Excessive body weight that results in extreme pressure on the joints
- Recurring infections or allergies due to low body immunity