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563 Possible Causes for Joint Stiffness, Leg Pain, Progressive Contractures

  • Arthritis

    Flexion contractures may require intensive exercise, casting, or immobilization (eg, splinting) in progressively more stretched-open positions.[merckmanuals.com] See Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean? Because the pain runs down the leg people, even doctors sometimes, confuse it with nerve root pain.[spine-health.com] Arthritis is the inflammation of one or more joints. The main symptoms are joint pain, swelling and stiffness.[symptoma.com]

  • Osteoarthritis

    See Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean? Because the pain runs down the leg people, even doctors sometimes, confuse it with nerve root pain.[spine-health.com] Another characteristic symptom of the disease is the progressive incapacity of the joint to function, leading – in the long run – to loss of mobility.[oafifoundation.com] The absolute reduction in finger joint stiffness for the exercise group, compared with the control group, was 7% (3% to 10%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polyarthritis

    The characteristic rapid progression of palmar contracture is a key finding that suggests the potential existence of a malignancy. [Indexed for MEDLINE] Free full text[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 19-year-old Caucasian woman presented to our hospital with fever, intense leg pain, and a transient rash.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA) or unspecified polyarthritis (UA) deal with several symptoms such as joint stiffness, pain,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

    This case however presents a very aggressive form of disease with patient developing spontaneous swellings and progressive contractures.[ijcasereportsandimages.com] The whole leg was red and swollen, I couldn't move, it was insanely painful," Kurpiel says.[abcnews.go.com] Tissue swelling, joint stiffness and serious discomfort can occur. Some may have a low-grade fever. Flare-ups can last as long as six to eight weeks.[ucsfbenioffchildrens.org]

  • Hemophilia

    This disease can lead to further symptoms such as: • progressive decreased motion • flexion contractures • muscle atrophy [1] The second most common presentation of hemophilia[physio-pedia.com] […] weakness or clumsiness of the arms or legs or problems walking Double vision Convulsions or seizures[web.archive.org] Ultimately this process will cause chronic joint stiffness and pain.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Mucopolysaccharidosis

    ; hip containment surgeries; corrective osteotomy for progressive valgus deformity at the knee; posterior spinal fusion Multispecialty care is mandatory for these patients[emedicine.medscape.com] This results in permanent, progressive cellular damage which affects the appearance, physical abilities, organ and system functioning and, in most cases, mental development[omicsonline.org] […] hepatosplenomegaly, dysostosis multiplex, short stature, coarse facial features, corneal clouding, joint contractures, umbilical hernias, failure to thrive, intellectual[surgicalneurologyint.com]

  • Bursitis

    728.19 Other Polymyositis ossificans 728.2 Muscular wasting and disuse atrophy, not elsewhere classified Amyotrophia NOS Myofibrosis Excludes: neuralgic amyotrophy (353.5) progressive[drdegroot.com] The pain occurs when sitting and walking. There will be tenderness over the pubic bone, which may be made worse by bending and extending the leg.[medicinenet.com] Symptoms of bursitis may include any of the following: Joint pain and tenderness when you press around the joint Stiffness and aching when you move the affected joint Swelling[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Abstract Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a rare disorder characterized by non-progressive, multiple contractures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] belt that delivers an electrical current to relieve chronic pain.[delawareonline.com] Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is a complex disorder that leads to joint stiffness and deformities in 2 or more joints in afflicted children.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

    The hallmark of RSD is cold sensitivity in the presence of vasomotor and sudomotor change (abnormal skin color and sweating), which may progress to edema (swelling), contracture[piedmontpmr.com] An 11-year-old girl, with no history of trauma, presented in 1992 with spontaneous onset of right leg pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Static progressive: joint stiffness, tissue contracture• CPM• Modalities – Superficial heat with gentle stretch – Ultrasound with gentle stretch 43.[slideshare.net]

  • Muscle Spasticity

    Spasticity-related muscle dysfunction is characterized by muscle hyperactivity/hypertonicity, motor weakness, and, in progressed cases, contracture of adjacent soft tissue[bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com] The pain a patient can experience from this condition can range from mildly stiff muscles to painful spasms in extremities, particularly one’s legs.[csatc.org] BACKGROUND: Skeletal muscle spasticity is a major physical complication resulting from traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can lead to muscle contracture, joint stiffness,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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