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Dr. Clarence Grim
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Morning Joint Stiffness (Overview)

Morning stiffness is a symptom where one has difficulty and possibly pain in moving his joints after a period of rest and non-use of the joints, such as sleeping at night.


Dr. Clarence Grim
55 doctors shared insights

Morning Joint Stiffness (Overview)

Morning stiffness is a symptom where one has difficulty and possibly pain in moving his joints after a period of rest and non-use of the joints, such as sleeping at night.


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Joint stiffness in the morning..What do I do?

Joint stiffness in the morning..What do I do?

See a rheumatologist: See a rheumatologist and have the problem evaluated. There are numerous causes of morning stiffness. ...Read more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Checklist)

Avoid having an empty stomach
hourly
Eat protein-rich foods such as nuts
every 3 hours
Sip ginger ale or other carbonated beverages
at bedtime
Keep crackers and ginger ale next to your bed
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What can I do to avoid joint stiffness in the morning?

What can I do to avoid joint stiffness in the morning?

Stiff Joints: You can try stretching before you go to bed. You can also try some advil/motrin before bed. Some stiffness in the morning is normal but if it lasts more than a few minutes then you may want to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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15 years old female, mild joint stiffness in morning that doesn't last too long, constant fatigue, mild reynauds, chronic knee pain, could it be RA?

15 years old female, mild joint stiffness in morning that doesn't last too long, constant fatigue, mild reynauds, chronic knee pain, could it be RA?

Joint pain& fatigue: Yes it could be Rheumatoid arthritis, but other causes of arthritis should be considered, also Lyme disease since you are suffering from chronic fatigue, see your Dr. Your pediatrician might do some work up or refere you to a rheumatologist. Feel better. ...Read more

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What caused joint stiffness/swelling just in the mornings?

What caused joint stiffness/swelling just in the mornings?

Rheumatoid arthritis: That would be the most common. Can be osteoarthritis or other inflammatory arthritides. ...Read more

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What causes joint stiffness?

What causes joint stiffness?

Multiple: Multiple potential causes including arthritic and inflammatory conditions within the joint and contractures of soft tissue structures around the joint. ...Read more

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How can I make body joint stiffness go away?

How can I make body joint stiffness go away?

Use them: Excerise is great for joints but should find out what is causing the stiffness before staring. Stretch is essential. Check with your doc, they may want you on nsaids. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Joint stiffness?

What is the definition or description of: Joint stiffness?

This is self expla-: -natory. It means that joints R stiff, usually worse in the am or after a period of rest. Can B due to arthritis or a autoimmune disease. The actual cause requires a work up by Ur PCP or an orthopedic surgeon, & get referrals if need B. ...Read more

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How do you increase flexibility if you are suffering from joint stiffness?

Keep slowly trying: Yoga and pilates under the right circumstances are very good at improving flexibilty with all types of people with joint stiffness. Pool excercises are probably as good or better. ...Read more

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Could i join the military with joint stiffness and gout?

Standards: These are the standards: http://usmilitary.About.Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards.Htm.

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Can a bite from a brown recluse cause joint stiffness & pain?

Can a bite from a brown recluse cause joint stiffness & pain?

Yes: Also localized tissue death and cellulitis and can lead t death if not treated. It is the most dangerous & deadly of all spiders. ...Read more

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How can I make my body joint stiffness go away with yoga or tai chi?

How can I make my body joint stiffness go away with yoga or tai chi?

Either: Both are excellent to work with. I like yoga due to the stretching and balancing component. Patients who have more neuromuscular problems, dizziness issues, back problems find tai chi more helpful. I would try both out and see if it helps. Also drink more water since dehydration from caffeine, not enuf water makes the joints hurt. Use glucosamine and curcumin for joint pain. ...Read more

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Lower back and joint stiffness? How often should I stand and stretch?>

Lower back and joint stiffness? How often should I stand and stretch?>

Often: There is a genetic condition that causes lower back and large and small joint stiffness, called ankylosing spondylitis. If this is the cause of your stiffness you should see a rheumatologist who will prescribe x-ray studies and an anti inflammatory to start the treatment. Other conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint and back stiffness. You should definitely see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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If one wanted to ease joint stiffness, what fruits and vegetables and minerals would be good?

Avoid night shades: To help joint stiffness, eating an anti-inflammatory diet is key: 9 servings of fruits and veggies (3 cups dark greens, 3 cups the cruciferous veggies and the then the rest). Dark veggies are not so great like eggplant. Add curcumin and glucosamine as well as increase the water intake (0.5oz for each pound you weigh!). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

Joint stiffness: Generally speaking, adequate warmup, regular adequate stretching of muscle groups crossing the joint, with adequate cool down. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Joint Stiffness (Definition)

-natory. It means that joints R stiff, usually worse in the am or after a period of rest. Can B due to arthritis or a autoimmune disease. The actual cause requires a work up by Ur PCP or an orthopedic surgeon, & get ...Read more