Patient :I am a 52 year old male active and healthy. For the past 4 or 5 months I'm experiencing increase joint stiffness especially in my lower back, left shoulder but also wide spread stiffness especially in the morning. My right hip is also painful. The hip is tender when I touch it or bump it. Standing is ok but sleeping on my side is difficult.
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