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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Joint Tightness (Overview)

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.


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What causes tight joints in the knees?

What causes tight joints in the knees?

Fluid: May be fluid in the knee can make you feel tight becuse the space in the joint becom smaller due to valium of the fliud. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
10 doctors shared insights

Joint Tightness (Overview)

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.


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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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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

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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?

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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Temporomandibular joint pressure, tightness. Can it be a sign of any internal problems?

Temporomandibular joint pressure, tightness. Can it be a sign of any internal problems?

Could be : Tmj problems can be dental related or arise from degenerative joint problem. You will needd to start with your dentist to rule out the dental problem first before anything else. ...Read more

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What can lead to snapping joints, chest tightness, frequent urination along with muscle and joint pain?

What can lead to snapping joints, chest tightness, frequent urination along with muscle and joint pain?

Fibromyalgia: 40's person w. "snapping joints, chest tightness, frequent urination, ; muscle ; joint pain" notes several symptoms of fibromyalgia (fm). Joint hypermobility symdrome (jhs) is associated marker of fibromyalgia per british medical literature. Hypermobile joints evoke snapping crepitations attendent with joint subluxations ; associated spastic muscles. Persons w. Jhs have increased incidence of fm. ...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


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