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Lower back and joint stiffness? How often should I stand and stretch? >

Often. There is a genetic condition that causes lower back and large and small joint stiffness, called ankylosing spondylitis. If this is the cause of your stiffness you should see a rheumatologist who will prescribe x-ray studies and an anti inflammatory to start the treatment. Other conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis can cause joint and back stiffness. You should definitely see a rheumatologist. Read more...

What is the best treatment for joint stiffness?

Joint stiffness. Generally speaking, adequate warmup, regular adequate stretching of muscle groups crossing the joint, with adequate cool down. Read more...

What is treatment for knee joint stiffness and pain?

Lots of things! The most common reason for knee stiffness and pain is arthritis. Treatment can be nsaids/tylenol, physical therapy, ice, non impact aerobic exercise, injections, braces, arthroscopy (if mechanical symptoms are present), and finally knee replacement. An orthopaedic surgeon can help diagnose your reason for knee stiffness and pain. Read more...