Top
10
Doctor insights on: Stop Stiffness Pain Leg

Share
1

1
How do I stop the early morning stiffness and pain radiating down one leg?

How do I stop the early morning stiffness and pain radiating down one leg?

See your doctor.: Your symptoms could have a variety of causes, ranging from arthritis to nerve compression to a slipped disc in your back. Please see your doctor to determine if any testing or treatment is needed. I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Walker Wynkoop
995 doctors shared insights

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


3

3
If debridement and bone spur removal is done and ankle stiffness isn't resolved is ankle fusion next step? Is it to slow/stop arthritic progression?

If debridement and bone spur removal is done and ankle stiffness isn't resolved is ankle fusion next step? Is it to slow/stop arthritic progression?

Fusion last option: Fusion only if everything else has failed. Other options include steroid injection, cartilage "replacement" injection, arthroscopy (scope), athrodiastasis (a procedure including an external fixator to try to "expand" the ankle joint, physical therapy, ankle joint replacement surgery. Definition of arthritis is inflammation of the joint. Fusion eliminates the joint so it no longer exists. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
Am experiencing pain and stiffness of knee joints after playing tennis. Doctor says its osteoarthritis. Cant stop playing tennis. Whats the remedy?

Am experiencing pain and stiffness of knee joints after playing tennis. Doctor says its osteoarthritis. Cant stop playing tennis. Whats the remedy?

Minimize sxs: If you really have osteoarthritis, then you can only minimize symptoms, but over time they will worsen. The symptomatic treatments involve medications and joint injections. Work with sports medicine or ortho to establish a treatment and monitoring plan. You can keep playing tennis, just realize that you may have to have a knee replacement down the road. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What can cure leg stiffness?

Since when?: At your age of 30, it depends for how long you have the stiffness, what's the cause.If its happening for the first time, may be you pulled a muscle, try 2 advils (ibuprofen) for 2 days only, some massage and stretches, if it doesn't go away see your doctor. ...Read more

7

7
What is involved in evaluating leg stiffness?

What is involved in evaluating leg stiffness?

See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

8

8
What is involved in evaluating leg stiffness?

What is involved in evaluating  leg stiffness?

Joint, vascular: Leg stiffness can be related to joint, bone, circulation or neurologic issues. Your evaluation would say is it with activity, sitting, rest, sleep? We need to characterize the pain in order to clarify the pain. How it is influenced by activity can be a clue to its origin. ...Read more

9

9
What can cause chronic leg stiffness and pain?

What can  cause chronic leg stiffness and pain?

Variety of things: Your evaluation would look for causes that my come from joints, bones, circulation of the neurologic system. How it is influenced by activity is a clue to its cause. ...Read more

10

10
What is the definition or description of: Leg stiffness?

What is the definition or description of: Leg stiffness?

Not ankle or hip.: Described as an inability or an extreme limitation of movement of the leg at the knee joint. ...Read more