Symptom: Stiffness


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Stiffness: Reduced mobility or movement
Detailed cause information for symptom: Stiffness:
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Stiffness (88 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Stiffness (8 conditions)

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

    Types of Stiffness: stiff neck (25), stiff back (8), stiff joints (18), stiff hip (7), stiff leg (8), stiff thigh (1), stiff knee (9), stiff shoulder (6), stiff arm (4), stiff elbow (3)
    Stiffness type of: Movement symptoms (231)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Conditions listing symptoms: Stiffness: The following list of conditions have 'Stiffness' 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.

    A

  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis ... stiff neck
  • Adult-onset ALD ... leg stiffness, stiffness
  • Alexander Syndrome ... spasticity (stiffness of arms and/or legs)
  • Alpers Syndrome ... spasticity (stiffness of the limbs)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis ... lower back stiffness, hip arthritis, shoulder arthritis
  • Ankylosis ... joint immobility, stiff joints, fused joint bones
  • Anoxia ... neck stiffness
  • Arthritis ... joint clicking, joint locking, morning joint stiffness, knee stiffness, difficulty moving joint, knee clicking, joint stiffness
  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... sluggishness
  • Avascular necrosis ... limited joint mobility

    B

  • Behcet's Disease ... joint stiffness, stiff neck
  • Bipolar disorder ... sluggishness
  • Broken elbow ... difficulty moving elbow
  • Bursitis ... joint stiffness

    C

  • Canavan disease ... stiffness
  • Connective tissue disorders ... joint tightness

    D

  • Depression ... sluggishness
  • Depressive disorders ... sluggishness
  • Dermatomyositis ... joint stiffness
  • Dialysis-related amyloidosis ... joint stiffness
  • Dislocated elbow ... difficulty moving elbow
  • Dislocation ... difficulty moving the joint
  • Dysthymia ... sluggishness

    E

  • Encephalitis ... stiff back, stiff neck
  • Enterocolitis ... sluggishness
  • Epicondylitis ... elbow stiffness

    F

  • Fahr's Syndrome ... spasticity (stiffness of the limbs)
  • Fibromyalgia ... morning stiffness
  • Frozen Shoulder ... shoulder immobility, shoulder stiffness, limited shoulder mobility
  • Fungal meningitis ... stiff neck

    G

  • Grand mal seizures ... stiff muscles
  • Granulomatous amebic encephalitis ... stiff neck

    H

  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... physical slowness
  • Hemophilus influenzae B ... stiff neck
  • Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia ... progressive leg spasticity (stiffness)
  • Huntington's Disease ... neck muscle rigidity
  • Hypothyroidism ... sluggishness

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... neck stiffness
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis ... knee stiffness, joint stiffness, stiff neck

    K

  • Knee sprain ... knee stiffness
  • Knee tendinitis ... difficulty bending knee, difficulty extending knee, difficulty lifting leg

    L

  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease ... hip stiffness
  • Listeriosis ... stiff neck
  • Lyme disease ... stiff neck
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... stiff neck

    M

  • Melioidosis ... stiff neck
  • Meningitis ... stiff muscles, pain on moving neck, inability to straighten knees, Neck stiffness, stiff neck
  • Meningococcal disease ... pain on moving neck, Neck stiffness, stiff neck
  • Meniscus injury ... knee clicking
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis II ... joint stiffness
  • Myotonic Dystrophy ... muscle stiffness

    N

  • Naegleria ... stiff neck

    O

  • Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy ... reduced mobility, slowness of movements, muscle stiffness
  • Osteoarthritis ... slow movement, morning stiffness, joint locking, hip stiffness, knee stiffness, stiffness, joint stiffness

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... hip arthritis
  • Plica Syndrome ... knee clicking
  • Polio ... stiff back, stiff neck
  • Polymyalgia rheumatica ... back stiffness, morning stiffness, hip stiffness, shoulder stiffness, stiffness, neck stiffness
  • Primary Lateral Sclerosis ... leg stiffness, slowness of movement, stiffness of movement
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... stiffness
  • Prostate Cancer ... lower back stiffness, hip stiffness, upper thigh stiffness
  • Psoriasis ... restricted joint motion

    R

  • Rabies ... Stiff muscles
  • Reiterís syndrome ... joint stiffness
  • Repetitive Motion Disorders ... loss of flexibility
  • Repetitive Strain Injury ... loss of flexibility
  • Rheumatoid arthritis ... morning stiffness, morning joint stiffness, joint stiffness
  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... muscle stiffness

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... sluggishness
  • Sciatica ... stiff back
  • Scleroderma ... stiff joints
  • Shoulder arthritis ... reduced shoulder mobility
  • Shy-Drager Syndrome ... slow movement, stiff muscles
  • Slipped epiphysis ... hip stiffness
  • Spastic disorders ... muscle stiffness
  • Spasticity ... stiff muscles, fixed joints
  • Spondylosis ... stiff lumbar region, stiff neck
  • Sprain ... reduced joint mobility, joint immobility
  • Stiff-Person Syndrome ... stiff-legged gait
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage ... stiff neck
  • Sydenham chorea ... shoulder spasms
  • Syphilis ... stiff neck
  • Syringomyelia ... back stiffness, leg stiffness, shoulder stiffness, arm stiffness, stiffness

    T

  • Temporal arteritis ... stiffness
  • Tetanus ... neck muscle rigidity, stiff neck
  • Thyroid disorders ... sluggishness

    V

  • Viral meningitis ... pain on moving neck, Neck stiffness, stiff neck

    W

  • Whiplash ... neck stiffness
    Conditions listing complications: Stiffness: The following list of conditions have 'Stiffness' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Arthritis ... joint stiffness

    G

  • Gout ... joint immobility

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... hip arthritis

    R

  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome ... stiff joints

    S

  • Scleroderma ... stiff joints
  • Shoulder dislocation ... torn shoulder ligaments, torn shoulder tendons
  • Shoulder separation ... torn shoulder ligaments, torn shoulder tendons
  • Slipped epiphysis ... hip arthritis


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