Back muscle stiffness?

Stretch! If stiffness is due to muscle tightness/imbalance a good stretching program can be helpful. Be mindful of your posture in both sitting and standing. It could also be due to arthritic changes in the back. If associated with pain, persistent stiffness, do see your doctor. A physical therapist can be helpful in designing a stretching program once you have an appropriate diagnosis.
Yes. Back muscle stiffness can be from a few different conditions. The most common is tight muscles that are reconditioned. A daily stretching exercise program may be helpful.

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What causes back muscle stiffness an a feeling of off balance?

Achilles equinis. Sometimes your achilles tendon can be too tight ( equinis ) which can make your muscles stiffness and can cause you to feel off balance. There is also other causes of muscle stiffness. See your physician for a diagnosis and treatment. Read more...

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What kind of symptoms should I experience after landing on my feet from a 20 ft fall? I dont have any broken bones only muscle stiffness in my back

Fall from a height. Falling from 20 feet can jar the body pretty well. The most common areas of injury after a fall are your heel bone and your back, both can sustain compression fractures. So be sure to get X-rays to be certain there is no subtle injury. Read more...

Whats the best form of rehab for muscle stiffness?

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I have muscle stiffness and weakness, what is causing this?

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