Here is My Question:
My legs are feeling stiff and hurt after sitting or laying down. I'm also a bit off balance. I first felt knee pain, then stiffness. Thank you.
It is very common for people with MS and people with arthritis to experience stiffness and discomfort in the legs after prolonging rest sitting or lying down. It helps to stand, walk, and stretch every 20 minutes. There are many reasons this problem can worsen from time to time. For instance, this program is often worsened by colder weather. I would suggest discussing this further with your doctor. If no obvious problem discovered, I would suggest stretching more frequently before starting new medications
Revere P (Rip) Kinkel, MDProfessor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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