Chronic morning stiffness can have various causes and aggravating factors, and finding these means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose chronic morning stiffness, we could:
The Analyst™ is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
Morning stiffness. Do your joints feel stiff or painful when you wake up in the morning?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ No / less than once a year
→ Yes, but rarely - less than once a month
→ Yes, it started less than 6 weeks ago
→ Yes, it started over 6 weeks ago