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After sitting when I get up to walk I have stiffness and pain in my ankles knees and thighs. It goes away after I hobble for a short time. Why?
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What is your age and gender?

Since when is this happening?

Are you overweight?

Do you have morning stiffness of these joints?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
58 yr male 6 ft 4 210lbs couple years not in the morning

Your symptoms are suggestive of mild osteoarthritis which is age related changes in joints.

Physical therapy, acupuncture, mild massage, swimming will resolve the stiffness associated after sitting.

Your doctor may get the x-rays and MRI for the confirmation of the diagnosis.

Avoid prolonged standing or sitting in a same posture for long time in a single stretch.

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Ok Thank You

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