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7,200 Possible Causes for Stiffness

  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency

    Without treatment, weakness and stiffness may develop, manifesting as spastic ataxia.[doi.org]

  • Musculoskeletal Lower Back Pain

    The muscles of the back may become stiff or hard.[ada.com] Pain, stiffness, and/or soreness of the lumbosacral region are the symptoms. May be acute (lasting 12 weeks).[online.epocrates.com] Joint pain: Joint injuries and diseases usually produce a stiff, aching, "arthritic" pain. The pain may range from mild to severe and worsens when moving the joint.[my.clevelandclinic.org]

  • Muscle Strain

    Our primary purpose was to clarify whether the ACTN3 R577X polymorphism influences passive stiffness of human muscle in vivo.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Increasing local circulation also prevents cold and dampness from penetrating the injured area, preventing pain and stiffness.[sinewtherapeutics.com] Experimental muscle stretching protocols show significant stress relaxation and reduction of stiffness in muscle due to inherent viscoelastic properties of muscle rather than[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Arthritis

    Stiffness. Swelling. Redness. Less range of motion.[web.archive.org] NHS Choices: Cervical Spondylosis Provides information on this condition that causes stiffness and pain in the neck.[curlie.org] However, it can lead to damage inside a joint, as well as pain and stiffness.[arthritisresearchuk.org]

  • Osteoarthritis

    Finger joint stiffness was estimated at 4.5 points on a 0 to 10 point scale (0 no stiffness) in the control group, and exercise improved stiffness by 0.7 points (95% CI 0.3[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For double-blinded trials, the overall treatment effect was less than half of the MID for pain, function, and stiffness.[doi.org] AIMS: Chronic joint pain and stiffness, and functional disability, are the major debilitating features of osteoarthritis (OA).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    […] pain (0.18 (0.06-0.29)) or stiffness (0.19 (0.08-0.31)) and shoulder pain (0.18 (0.05-0.31)), stiffness (0.10 (0.01-0.20)) and difficulty raising arms above one's head (0.19[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Yet inactivity, such as a long car ride or sitting too long in one position, may cause stiffness to return.[rheumatology.org] Polymyalgia rheumatica causes muscle pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulder, and hip.[niams.nih.gov]

  • Bunion

    The joint may become so stiff and sore that shoes are painful to wear. Are stilettos to blame?[health.clevelandclinic.org] If you suffer from toe overlap, Pedi fix bunion, a bunion or toe drift, it's likely your feet are achy, stiff or suffering from irritation right this very minute.[amazon.com] Use a warm foot bath or a moist, steamed towel if you're experiencing big toe joint stiffness.[verywellhealth.com]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    We analyzed the elastic properties of Ao measured as aortic stiffness index (AoSI) in CoA patients in the long-term period and we compared AoSI with a cohort of 38 patients[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Stiffness Hafström 2001 did not report on stiffness separately, while Nenonen 1998 reported that morning stiffness did not behave statistically differently in the intervention[doi.org] Two trials compared a 4-week elemental diet with an ordinary diet and reported no significant differences in pain, function or stiffness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tendinitis

    A 36-year-old woman presented with neck stiffness and torticollis accompanied by dysphagia and prevertebral space sensitivity on the second day.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This entity is not well recognized due to its nonspecific presentation such as acute neck pain, neck stiffness, and odynophagia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients presenting with a triad of acute severe neck pan, stiff neck, and dysphagia may have retropharyngeal tendinitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bursitis

    Bursitis may cause tenderness and pain around the affected joint, a sense of stiffness when you move, and redness, warmth and swelling in the area.[massageenvy.com] Common Bursitis Symptoms Main symptoms include swelling, irritation, stiffness, and a dull pain around the affected joint area.[therapydiadenver.com] In this condition, the pain usually is worse during and after activity, and then the bursa and the surrounding joint becomes stiff the next morning.[en.wikipedia.org]

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