Symptom: Stiff back

Stiff back: Reduced mobility or movement of the back
Detailed cause information for symptom: Stiff back:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Stiff back (8 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Stiff back (8 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Symptoms related to Stiff back: weak back, back pain (51), back symptoms (45)
    Stiff back type of: Back symptoms (45), Stiffness (88)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Stiff back: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Stiff back as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
    • Back injury
    • Back trauma
    • Twisting the back
    • Back muscle injury
    • Spinal disc disorder
    • Ligament injury
    • Too soft mattress
    • Too hard mattress

    Conditions listing symptoms: Stiff back: The following list of conditions have 'Stiff back' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... lower back stiffness


  • Encephalitis ... stiff back


  • Polio ... stiff back
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... back stiffness
  • Prostate Cancer ... lower back stiffness


  • Sciatica ... stiff back
  • Spondylosis ... stiff lumbar region
  • Syringomyelia ... back stiffness

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