Joint Pain

TeleMedicine Provider in Kentucky and Wyoming

Joint Pain

Joint Pain

One or several painful joints can reduce your mobility and impact your productivity. Armstrong Telehealth LLC offers patient-assisted examinations by Nikki Armstrong, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, so that you can find the cause of your joint pain via a telehealth appointment. Armstrong Telehealth LLC increases your access to top-tier medical care if you live in a rural area. Book an appointment with Armstrong Telehealth LLC online for same-day or next-day care.

Joint Pain Q&A

What is joint pain?

Joint pain can affect one or multiple joints. You have joints where two or more bones meet, and many of them are mobile because of complex networks of tendons and ligaments. The mobile joints are more likely to be painful than immobile joints because they’re at a higher risk of injuries and overuse. 

Armstrong Telehealth LLC can evaluate your joint pain to diagnose the underlying cause before providing detailed care to improve the symptoms. Dr. Nikki Armstrong NP provides a patient-assisted physical examination using telehealth services, which involve high-definition video and audio using your electronic device. 

After evaluating your joint pain and determining the cause, Dr. Armstrong makes personalized treatment recommendations and can make referrals to other specialists when necessary. 

What causes joint pain?

Countless injuries can affect joints and cause damage. Additionally, several degenerative conditions cause arthritis. You might experience joint pain because of:


Acute injuries

Acute injuries happen suddenly, like rolling your ankle or dislocating your shoulder. They can involve a variety of damages, including tendon and ligament tears. 


Overuse injuries

Overuse injuries happen when you use a joint too much, especially if you perform one specific movement repeatedly. That causes tiny tears in the tendons and ligaments, which can be painful and slow to heal. These include conditions like golfer’s elbow and jumper’s knee.



Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, results from wear-and-tear damage to the cartilage inside joints. 


Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune condition that damages the inner linings of your joints, causing painful inflammation. 

How can I manage my joint pain?

After your assessment, Dr. Armstrong develops a comprehensive treatment plan to help decrease inflammation in your joints, reduce pain, and help injuries heal. While Armstrong Telehealth LLC doesn’t prescribe controlled substances for painful joints, Dr. Armstrong can offer a variety of stretches and exercises to strengthen and restore your painful joints. 

Beyond home exercises, Dr. Armstrong might also refer you to a local physical therapist or orthopedist for additional care. These specialists work with you one-on-one and can provide more detailed treatment like joint injections or surgery.

Schedule an appointment with Armstrong Telehealth LLC online for a joint pain assessment and treatment today.