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leg stiffness and weakness

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Joint, vascular: Leg stiffness can be related to joint, bone, circulation or neurologic issues. Your evaluation would say is it with activity, sitting, rest, sleep? We ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Evaluation need caus: Lower back suggests there may be pressure on nerves or the facet joints can cause back pain as well as pain that radiates down to the legs. We also ne ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Since when?: At your age of 30, it depends for how long you have the stiffness, what's the cause.If its happening for the first time, may be you pulled a muscle, t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Variety of things: Your evaluation would look for causes that my come from joints, bones, circulation of the neurologic system. How it is influenced by activity is a cl ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Not ankle or hip.: Described as an inability or an extreme limitation of movement of the leg at the knee joint.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
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A number of things: There are a number of possible causes for it. Lack of movement can cause accumulation of fluid in the leg tissues and this can make you stiff and sor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
See Pain Specialist: You may need this worked up to see why you have such significant pain by your PCP initially and then possibly a pain specialist. Could be sciatica, D ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Disuse, weakness: While its hare to be precise without an exam, typical stiffness and lower back pain are related to lack of flexibility and lack of exercise. I usu ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Not really: As vascular disease progresses the muscles first then nerves of the leg create symptoms. Initially vascular insufficiency causes leg fatigue and cramp ... Read More
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