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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 caused joint stiffness/swelling just in the mornings?

Arthritis. Can be early signs of arthritis. Possibly gout, rheumatoid, psoriasis, response to an injury, etc... See ur phys for proper eval and reccs. Read more...
Rheumatoid arthritis. That would be the most common. Can be osteoarthritis or other inflammatory arthritides. Read more...

Can a bite from a brown recluse cause joint stiffness & pain?

Spider bite? Yes. These bites cab cause infections and reactions to the spider's venom. Do not delay in being seen by your doctor. Read more...
Yes. Also localized tissue death and cellulitis and can lead t death if not treated. It is the most dangerous & deadly of all spiders. Read more...

What causes the joint stiffness after a sports injury?

Depends. On injury. Generally the tissue around the joint, including tendons and ligaments are injured making movement more difficult. Additionally, swelling may occur which will also cause stiffness. Read more...
Scar tissue. You may have arthrofibrosis (scar tissue), within the joint. Sometimes it can be treated with medication, and sometimes it requires surgery, to remove scar tissue. Read more...

What causes joint stiffness?

Multiple. Multiple potential causes including arthritic and inflammatory conditions within the joint and contractures of soft tissue structures around the joint. Read more...

What health condition can cause joint stiffness?

Arthritis. Can be early signs of arthritis. Possibly gout, rheumatoid, psoriasis, response to an injury, etc... See ur phys for proper eval and reccs. Read more...

What could cause sudden onset of joint stiffness and pain in the feet?

Arthritis. The most usual cause of pain and stiffness in a foot is degenerative joint disease, or loss of the joint cartilage. In the early stage, this may not be noticeable unless you have walked or run much further than usual. As the condition progresses, it may begin to hurt more frequently and adjustments should be made to shoes for extra cushioning and support. Read more...
Many Things. Gout, nerve entrapment, trauma, tedonitis more info on the symptoms would help with better answer. Read more...

Hello docs! Can you tell me what could cause joint stiffness in my hands?

Arthritis . Classically, rheumatoid arthritis presents w/ stiffness in the finger joints, and sometimes pain, in the morning esp.See a rheumatologist for evaluation and " rheumatoid profile" lab work-up. Good luck! Read more...