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R Knee replacement surgery 5/21 & have pain outer side and stiffness back and left of knee. Normal? What to do improve pain,stiffness.weaknesdo walk,

R Knee replacement surgery 5/21 & have pain outer side and stiffness back and left of knee. Normal?  What to do improve pain,stiffness.weaknesdo walk,

Knee replacements: There are multiple causes of post-operative knee pain/stiffness after knee replacement. Your pain seems to be located mostly in the outside of the knee. This could be from impingement of the knee replacement components on the soft tissues. Recommend getting new x-rays and consulting with an orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more


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What could cause knee and lower back stiffness/soreness?

What could cause knee and lower back stiffness/soreness?

Arthrits: Arthritis can cause stiffness and soreness in any joint. Usually the first few steps after you get up are sore and stiff and then it gets better as you get going. Arthritic backs also are stiff when you first get up and start moving and it improves with motion. ...Read more

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Why do I have extreme joint pains and stiffness in hips, lower back, elbows, knees and feet? R.A. has been ruled out. My x- rays come back fine.

Why do I have extreme joint pains and stiffness in hips, lower back, elbows, knees and feet? R.A. has been ruled out. My x- rays come back fine.

Multiple joint pain: Joint pain is either degenerative (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory. There are over 100 kinds of arthritis. If rheumatoid factor is negative, you would look to ESR and CRP first. There are a battery of tests that follow for rarer conditions as more common ones are ruled out. Disease Markers (RF, CCP, ANF/ANA) for example. A rheumatologist may be helpful, as well as your primary doc ...Read more

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Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?

Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?

Parkinson's is way: down on the list of possibilities. The only way to find out is to visit your doctor. Osteoarthritis and low magnesium are other more benign possibilities. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Knee creaking, stiffness and pain started suddenly?

Knee creaking, stiffness and pain started suddenly?

Probably nothing: We all get pain creaking of joints without any significant pathology; would seek help if symptoms persisit. ...Read more

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Sudden stiffness in my knees at 60. Why is that?

Sudden stiffness in my knees at 60. Why is that?

Many possibilities: Knee stiffness can be due to many things such as gout, infection, inflammation of the bursa, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause knee stiffness?

What can cause knee stiffness?

Trauma,Arthritis: Injuries, osteoarthritis, surgery, bleeding into the joint from coagulopathies or blood thiners, gout, other forms of arthritis. ...Read more

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