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Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness.
Symptoms on 1 side: Anytime symptoms are involving 1 whole side of the body (particularly numbness or weakness), a neurological evaluation is warranted (and urgently - if not emergently). Stroke must be ruled out before other diagnoses can be entertained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The most common: Cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, the hallmark symptom of which being pain after rest. But that's by no means the only cause of heel pain. At 61, a common cause of heel pain is loss of the fat pad under the heel. There are also some arthritic conditions which are associated with heel pain. So rather than give you an internet diagnosis and possibly mislead you, it's best to see a podiatris. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severa things: If each time you fly you experience back stiffness, you may have minor disc disease or a disc bulge. These are more prominent when sitting, and pressing on nerves running to back muscles lead to stiffness. Equally it could just be that you have chronic back strain, which is exacerbated by prolonged sitting when flying. ...Read more
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