Why Do I Get More Joint Pain in Cold Weather? Barometric Pressure and Cold Temperatures

Joint pain with cold weather

Weather pain, or weather-related pain, is felt by many people in our region of the world with the climate in North Vancouver. We often have more muscle stiffness, joint pain, and migraines as the weather changes to cooler temperatures and increased precipitation in the fall and winter. The dampness that accompanies the increased rain in North Vancouver is often blamed for the miserable pain in the feet, knees, back, and hips that a great percentage of our city has to deal with from October through March. But does cold and damp weather actually result in increased joint pain? That question cannot be answered with 100% confidence, and there is likely a greater force (or a reduction of force) that results in increased joint pain... Read More