Our joints are pretty durable in general, but over time or through trauma, they can wear down and become damaged, leading to joint stiffness, swelling or pain.

 Dr. Mark Franklin, an orthopedic surgeon with Houston Methodist Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at Houston Methodist Baytown Hospital, says there’s no reason to suffer through chronic joint pain. There are many options available to help remedy the pain and swelling that can rob you of your mobility and prevent you from living an active life. 

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