Does arthritis cause pain at rest?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Pain at rest is one of the characteristics of pain due to arthritis. In severe arthritis, the pain can be severe enough to wake you at night. Watch Dr. Oz talk more about arthritis and joint pain.

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Arthritis Symptoms

Arthritis Symptoms

Patients describe arthritis symptoms as an aching pain, like pain after a long walk. Moving a joint affected by arthritis can be painful because the cartilage that protects the ends of bones and allows the joint to move easily and ...

painlessly wears away. Other symptoms of arthritis include inflammation (usually mild) and joint stiffness, which is especially common first thing in the morning and during cool, damp weather.

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