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What is the definition or description of: Joint tightness?

What is the definition or description of: Joint tightness?

See below: The term joint tightness is usually used to describe the loss of motion in a joint to s point that it is below normal or an increase in resistance as a joint is moved through its motion. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Left thigh muscle/joint tightness could be symptoms of what?

Left thigh muscle/joint tightness could be symptoms of what?

Need more informatio: I would need more information to determine what is going on. It would be helpful to know when the pain started, how it affects your activities, and any associated symptoms. ...Read more

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What are common causes of left thigh muscle/joint tightness?

What are common causes of left thigh muscle/joint tightness?

Any injury to the -: Thigh or joint area, can cause bleeding around and in the muscles, resulting in loss of motion of the nearby joint, initially due to the pain, then scar tissue formation, or even myositis ossificans, if treatment is not started early enough, with range of motion exercises, ultrasound, pain meds, ice/heat, pain meds. With early treatments the risk of m. Ossificans has greatly reduced nowadays. ...Read more

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I had emg which showed fasciculations and told it was normal. Have brisk reflexes whole body muscle soreness and joint tightness. Can emg miss als?

I had emg which showed fasciculations and told it was normal. Have brisk reflexes whole body muscle soreness and joint tightness. Can emg miss als?

Can be tricky: The diagnosis of ALS can be tricky using EMG criteria only. And yes, in the early stages of the disease the test may not even be that sensitive. However, and thankfully, ALS is a relatively rare and unusual disorder for anybody under the age of 50 or 55 to contract. Best evaluation is by a neurologist with experience in neuromuscular disorders and by using both clinical and electrical information. ...Read more

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What herbal treatments are good for hip and knee joint pain?

What herbal treatments are good for  hip and knee joint pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons . Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial.I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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I have tightness on pain on hamstrings on both legs. Originally only on right leg, but now both legs. What is best treatment?

I have tightness on pain on hamstrings on both legs.   Originally only on right leg,  but now both legs.  What is best treatment?

Drug adverse effect: Although the commonest cause of such symptoms is muscle strain or overuse but it can also be the side effect of Doxepin. Talk to your Psychiatrist or the physician who prescribed it. ...Read more

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Lips feel tight, swollen, sometimes dry.Small area above the lip turned red.Is this allergic reaction?I'm not allergic to anything bfore.Otc treatment?

Lips feel tight, swollen, sometimes dry.Small area above the lip turned red.Is this allergic reaction?I'm not allergic to anything bfore.Otc treatment?

Allergic reaction?: This could be a contact allergy. Unfortunately it is not easy to diagnose without being seen. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good excise are treatment for copatunnal tight fingert beside surgery thanks?

What is a good excise are treatment for copatunnal tight fingert  beside surgery thanks?

Splint and ice: Carpal tunnel is a syndrome where a nerve to the hand (median) gets excess pressure on it causing pain and tingling. The best nonsurgical treatments for this are wearing a carpal tunnel splint (picture) whenever possible and applying ice in the palm just below the wrist. Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) may also help decrease the inflammation if you are able to take them safely (check with your doctor). ...Read more

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Will prendisone help in treatment of a tight it band?

Will prendisone help in treatment of a tight it band?

Initially: Prednisone will help reduce acute inflammation so may help initially calm things down. With the it band, however, you really need to take advantage of the improvement and be diligent with stretching so it doesn't get re-inflamed. ...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


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Joint Tightness (Definition)

The term joint tightness is usually used to describe the loss of motion in a joint to s point that it is below normal or an increase in resistance as a joint is ...Read more