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3. Joint Pain and Tenderness

People with this condition may experience tenderness and pain in the joints that is especially noticeable as the condition progresses. For this symptom, doctors recommend avoiding prolonged standing,climbing stairs, and walking or running up or downhill. Gentle stretching and exercises prescribed by a physical therapist can help preserve function]. If the pain does not subside in time, corticosteroid injections or physical therapy may be required.

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