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Shoulder stiffness

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a painful condition that affects movement of the shoulder.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Pain in shoulder
  • Shoulder stiffness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Frozen Shoulder.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Polymyalgia rheumatica

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and inflammation in the muscles around the shoulders, neck and hips.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Aching muscles all over body
  • Unusually tired
  • Hip pain
  • Pain in shoulder
  • Neck stiffness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Polymyalgia rheumatica.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: If you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.