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29 Possible Causes for Difficulty Rising from Chair, Muscle Weakness, Weakness after Climbing Stairs

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Occasionally, however, females who carry a DMD gene mutation may have muscle weakness and cramping.[ghr.nlm.nih.gov] […] symptoms are noticed, such as weakness, clumsiness, a Gowers’ sign, difficulty with stair climbing, or toe walking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    There is no true muscle weakness nor evidence of muscle disease on electromyography (EMG) or on biopsy.[healthcentral.com] Patients may complain of difficulty rising from their chair, combing their hair, or fastening or unhooking a bra.[clinicaladvisor.com] The stiffness may be so bad that you may have difficulty turning over in bed, rising from a bed or a chair, or raising your arms above shoulder height (for example, to comb[patient.info]

  • Polymyositis

    Some cases of polymyositis have manifestations of muscle weakness in the orbital muscles. Rare cases also have weaknesses in facial and bulbar muscles.[symptoma.com] & have to be careful on stairs & ladders (don't tell the Professors who are looking after me that I climb ladders) They know.I am very positive & determined not to let it[steadyhealth.com] Symptoms The gradual onset of weakness over weeks or months Difficulty rising from a low-seated chair or combing one’s hair Torso or “core” weakness Difficulty swallowing[hopkinsmyositis.org]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    It causes progressive weakness in muscles of the face, arms, legs, and around the shoulders and chest.[ninds.nih.gov] Individuals develop a waddling gait and have difficulty when rising from chairs, climbing stairs, or carrying heavy objects. They fall frequently and are unable to run.[web.archive.org] From Wikidata Jump to navigation Jump to search myopathy characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness degeneration edit English muscular dystrophy myopathy characterized[wikidata.org]

  • Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy

    However, most patients in the current family showed distal as well as proximal limb weakness rather than weakness of toe and finger flexor muscles that were typical features[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She began to experience proximal muscle weakness of both lower limbs without obvious inducement, which markedly increased when she climbed the stairs or stood up after squatting[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Difficulties in rising from a chair or toilet seat and difficulties in climbing stairs are common.[encyclopedia.com]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    Later symptoms Muscle weakness: Affects the proximal muscles of the limbs mainly.[patient.info] As time goes by, there may be muscle weakness which causes difficulty with running, climbing stairs or walking long distances.[treat-nmd.eu] As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net]

  • Steroid Myopathy

    Acute SM is the rapid onset of progressive generalized weakness as well as proximal and distal muscles weakness including respiratory muscle weakness occurring within a week[symptoma.com] Patients often have weakness and an inability to perform activities such as rising from chairs, climbing stairs, or bringing their arms over their heads.[livestrong.com] Three weeks after the patient's high-dose steroid was increased, she reported difficulty rising from a chair to the standing position.[jaoa.org]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A 56 year-old man with diabetes mellitus and pain, muscle weakness and wasting in both thighs, of three months duration, had a diagnosis of diabetic amyotrophy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Affected muscle groups: Proximal muscle groups - difficulty rising from chair, climbing stairs, shaving, hair combing.[patient.info] It is characterised by lancinating pain followed by muscle weakness, usually in the hip and thigh.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Dermatomyositis

    Symptoms may include: Muscle weakness, stiffness, or soreness Problems swallowing Purple color to the upper eyelids Purple-red skin rash Shortness of breath The muscle weakness[nlm.nih.gov] Running, climbing stairs, sitting from a lying position or standing from a seated position may become difficult.[arthritis.org] Typical complaints include difficulty rising from a low chair, walking up steps, and washing one’s hair.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    We have identified several patients with sIBM in our cohort with muscle weakness of the flexors but not the quadriceps femoris.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Our patient reported difficulties in standing from a seated position and in climbing stairs.[jmedicalcasereports.com] First signs are weakness or even atrophy of the quadriceps or of the finger flexors, leading to difficulties in rising from chairs or ground, walking stairs, gripping, lifting[orpha.net]

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