Muscle tightness

Muscle tightness might mean muscle spasm, muscle cramp, muscular rigidity, or various other muscle symptoms. Common types include abdominal rigidity, chest tightness (notably a symptom of heart attack), grip tightness, jaw spasm, and other types. Severe types of muscle tightness ...

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Causes

The causes of muscle tightness depend on what type of tightness is meant. Various similar symptoms have a variety of ...

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Types

Types of muscle dysfunction resulting in muscle tightness include:

  • Muscle spasms (with many possible causes)
  • Muscle stiffness (with various causes)
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