Polymyalgia Rheumatica

What is polymyalgia rheumatica?

Polymyalgia rheumatica means ‘pain in many muscles’. It is a condition that causes inflammation of the joints and tissues around the joints. This causes muscles to feel painful and stiff, especially in the shoulder, neck and hip areas. For more information about Polymyalgia rheumatica including:-

  • What is polymyalgia rheumatica?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • What causes it?
  • How is it diagnosed?
  • What will happen to me?
  • What are the treatments for polymyalgia rheumatica?
  • What can I do?
  • Giant cell arteritis?

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