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Causes and Treatments for Joint Pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease

2014-06-14 09:52

Kidney is one of the organs in our body, and plays a very significant role in our body. Once damaged, it can bring great health problems to us. For the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), one of the obvious symptoms is joint pain that affects their life to a large extent. For free advice, you can chat with our online doctor.

What are the causes of joint pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

A. Renal osteopathy.

For the patients with Polycystic Kidney Disease, renal osteopathy is a common cause of joint pain.

There are many factors that can cause renal osteopathy, such as calcium phosphorus imbalance, hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D deficiency and so on. And the fundamental reason is the loss and deficiency of calcium.

B. Gout.

Except renal osteopathy, gout is another common cause of joint pain.

When the kidney cysts damage kidneys seriously, due to the declined renal function, much metabolites and toxins can accumulate in body. And too much uric acid may deposit in the joints, which can cause gout.

How to treat joint pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease?

1. For the joint pain caused by renal osteopathy, the patients should adjust the calcium phosphate imbalance and supplement calcium and vitamin D, because vitamin D can promote the body’s absorption of calcium. Besides, you need to limit the phosphorus intake to improve the condition of high phosphorus. If necessary, you can suppress the movement of calcium into the blood in the bones by removing the overactive parathyroid.

2. For the joint pain caused by gout, the most fundamental treatment is to shrink kidney cysts and improve the renal function. And Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a good choice for Polycystic Kidney Disease. This therapy is the innovation of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and can treat Polycystic Kidney Disease from root, and relieve joint pain.

Now, you should have a knowledge of the causes and treatments for joint pain in Polycystic Kidney Disease. And the early and effective treatment can help you get rid of the pain early. Any questions, you can send an email to

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