I am sorry to hear about your problems, and I will try to assist.
What is your age & sex, and is there any relevant medical history that you would like to share?
Family history of similar problems, how long these symptoms have been happening, any treatment that you are taking, and any other diseases/ medicines?
These sound like arthritis, possibly age related osteoarthritis.
I agree that going to the orthopedician to confirm the diagnosis is an important step.
After a few tests, blood and X ray probably, specific treatment and physiotherapy would help in relieving your symptoms,
You can get some more information about treatment here
Dr Gupta, MD
The treatment will depend on the diagnosis, and once that is confirmed, specific measures can be introduced to control the pain and swelling in the joints.
There is no cure, but treatments are available to manage symptoms. Long-term management of the disease will include several factors:
I have already sent a couple of links that should help you get going,
Warm regardsDr Gupta, MD