What causes joints to swell?
Joint pain is often accompanied by redness and swelling – but why is this? Our joints are cush-ioned by soft tissue, and swelling is created when fluid accumulates in this tissue.1
If you suffer from arthritis, the area around your joints may feel warm and/or appear red and puffy/ swollen.2 Swollen joints could be a symptom of arthritis, or an injury. To understand why your joints are swollen we recommend talking to a doctor or healthcare professional.1
Some of the areas swelling could occur are:3
Swollen joints can often make it harder to perform ordinary day to day tasks, which can be frus-trating! Excessive swelling may also cause a reduced range of motion around the joint.3
Treatments for swollen joints may include:
– Taking over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen.4
– Using a cold pack for around 20 minutes.4
The information on this post should not be used to self-diagnose your condition, please contact a doctor or medical professional for advice on your condition.
Flarin 200mg soft capsules. Contains ibuprofen. Relief from rheumatic or muscular pain, also for the re-lief of pain of non-serious arthritic conditions (caused by swelling, stiffness and inflammation of joints), joint pain, back pain. Always read the label.