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What causes joint stiffness?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Good question: Inflammatory arthritis is often though of first, but even poor sleep can cause morning stiffness.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Multiple: Multiple potential causes including arthritic and inflammatory conditions within the joint and contractures of soft tissue structures around the joint.
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