Create issue ticket

649 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Grip Strength Decreased, Percussion Myotonia

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    Patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 may present subtle myotonia and it may be necessary to search for tenar muscle percussion myotonia 15.[doi.org] climbing stairs or getting up from chairs.[sharecare.com] The forearms may become mildly atrophic with decrease in grip strength; the small muscles of the hands are spared.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Myotonic Dystrophy

    Percussion myotonia or myotonia of grasp or both is usually present if looked for.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] […] raising the head when lying down difficulty holding an object firmly a shuffling gait difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a seated position Media Dr.[muscle.ca] DM2 patients less commonly require assistive devices (canes, walkers, wheelchairs, scooters) than those with DM1 although they experience increasing difficulties climbing[doi.org]

  • Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

    Weakness or loss of movement that can be more or less severe, including: Difficulty climbing stairs, walking, or lifting things Muscle pain Drooping of the head The need to[nlm.nih.gov] He reports difficulty rising from seated position and difficulty climbing stairs. He denies any blurry vision or any rashes on his body.[step1.medbullets.com] […] rising from a chair difficulty climbing stairs tendon reflexes autonomic symptoms dry mouth impotence improves temporarily with muscle use (vs myasthenia gravis, where symptoms[step1.medbullets.com]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Myasthenia Gravis

    […] frequent gagging, choking, or drooling Difficulty climbing stairs, lifting objects, or rising from a seated position Difficulty talking Drooping head Facial paralysis or[web.archive.org] […] frequent gagging, choking, or drooling Difficulty climbing stairs, lifting objects, or rising from a seated position Difficulty talking Drooping head and eyelids Facial paralysis[nlm.nih.gov] The muscle weakness can lead to a variety of symptoms, including: Breathing difficulty because of weakness of the chest wall muscles Chewing or swallowing difficulty, causing[web.archive.org]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Arthritis

    Among adults with arthritis, six million are limited in social activities, eight million have difficulty climbing stairs, and 11 million have difficulty walking short distances[arthritis.about.com] Studies also showed that laser therapy worked just as well as 'placebo' laser therapy to improve range of motion, function, swelling and grip strength.[doi.org] […] with movement in general and doing any of the follow activities: Walking Climbing stairs Lifting objects Grasping or holding objects Doing intricate, detailed work, such[draxe.com]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[neuropathology-web.org] Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] […] typically elicited by percussion of the thenar eminence with a tendon hammer—‘percussion myotonia’.[doi.org]

    Missing: Grip Strength Decreased
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    For example, you may have difficulty climbing stairs or getting up from a chair.[healthline.com] Prior animal studies have shown that silencing SOD1 led to preservation of grip strength and a delay in the onset of motor function deficits [ 125, 126 ].[doi.org] Muscle weakness starts in one body part, such as the arm or hand, and slowly gets worse until it leads to the following: Difficulty lifting, climbing stairs, and walking Difficulty[nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    […] with movement in general and doing any of the follow activities: Walking Climbing stairs Lifting objects Grasping or holding objects Doing intricate, detailed work, such[draxe.com] Splints can decrease pain and improve the strength of one's grip, but it may decrease hand movement.[doi.org] Studies also showed that laser therapy worked just as well as 'placebo' laser therapy to improve range of motion, function, swelling and grip strength.[doi.org]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia
  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy Type 1E

    Myotonia (prolonged muscle contraction) occurs spontaneously or is elicited by voluntary activity or by mild stimulation, such as tapping on a muscle (percussion myotonia)[neuropathology-web.org] LGMD1 patients may need to use walking aids, can have difficulties climbing stairs and lose the ability to walk.[mdfgauteng.org] Symptoms that might be noticed first include frequent falls and difficulty climbing stairs, running and rising from the floor.[mda.org.au]

    Missing: Grip Strength Decreased
  • Spinal Stenosis

    Weakness/Instability - As pressure on nerves increase, the extremities can lose strength and ability to maintain grip or balance.[neurosurgicalassociatespc.com] Decreased Pain in Sitting Position - Leaning forward while sitting can cause the stenosis to temporarily shift itself back into a more normal position that opens the nerve[neurosurgicalassociatespc.com]

    Missing: Percussion Myotonia

Similar symptoms