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Dearborn, MI
A 35-year-old male asked:

Is morning stiffness more asociated with joints or muscles or tendons?and morning stiffness doesn't have to be seen swollen? just pain n les rangemotin

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Joints: You feel stiff because you cannot move the joint very easily. Tendons attached to the joints , so yes they can be theoretically be affected. But no structural injury to them. Muscle stiffness is usually associated with vigorous exercise to physical work.
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