There are so many different illnesses and injuries that can cause joint pain, so if you’re not sure what’s caused it, our doctors will be able to give you an accurate diagnosis.
Whether you already know the cause or not, they will also be able to provide prescriptions by email or first-class post that will allow you to collect pain relief medication from a pharmacy of your choice.See a Doctor
Joint pain often affects just a single joint. In these cases, there are various ways in which different joints might be injured. Let’s take a look at the most common ones:
If your joint pain is more widespread, it’s highly likely that you’re suffering from some form of arthritis. This condition causes swelling around the joints, which is what causes your discomfort. You could be suffering from:
Your treatment will depend on what’s causing your joint pain. Clearly, the treatment for a fractured bone will be very different from dealing with arthritis.
Our doctors will talk through your symptoms with you in order to form a diagnosis. They can recommend everything from rest to painkillers, and if you’ll need more than a week off work, they can write a sick note that you can give to your employer.
If a prescription is needed, our GPs can write you one there and then and you’ll be able to collect your medicine from a pharmacy of your choice.