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stif nuhs

  • n  the physical property of being inflexible and hard to bend
  • n  the property of moving with pain or difficulty
    he awoke with a painful stiffness in his neck
  • n  firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action
    a charming host without any touch of stiffness or pomposity
  • n  the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment)
  • n  excessive sternness

  • Microprocessor-controlled cushioning then adjusts the heels' stiffness so they become more rigid on dirt trails, for example, and softer on pavement or when you're walking.
  • Overall, DBS reduces 50% to 60% of the symptoms that characterize Parkinson's disease, including tremors, stiffness, slowness, gait problems and uncontrollable writhing, allowing .
  • Between her physical exam, scans and X-rays, I was unable to find any abnormality other than nonreproduceable joint stiffness (they moved well except while I examined them) and .
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    June 12, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Yankees’ Youkilis Says Back Stiffness ‘Nothing Like It Was Before’
    Kevin Youkilis was kept out of the Yankees lineup Sunday with lower back stiffness, but says it's "nothing like" the injury that put him on the disabled list in April.
    June 10, 2013 - CBS New York
  • Lower back stiffness keeps Youk out of lineup
    Kevin Youkilis was out of the Yankees' lineup on Sunday with stiffness in his lower back, one day after he slid into first base making a defensive play in the Yankees' 3-1 victory over the Mariners.
    June 9, 2013 - New York Yankees

  • Bob Geren in Yahoo! Sports (blog)
    He's had, the last couple of weeks, a little stiffness off and on,Geren said. "We just think a little more rest might help it quite a bit. It's been six, seven days. He'll get a few more, so it could be about a 10-day window. That might do...
  • Joe Girardi in International Herald Tribune
    Alex expressed a little stiffness. There was really no pain,Girardi said on Wednesday, a day after the 33-year-old slugger played for the Dominican Republic in a tuneup for the World Baseball Classic. "We just thought it was best because...
  • Steve Stricker in USA Today
    There is still some tightness or stiffness to it, a twinge here and there. But it was going to be a hard decision to stay home this week and give it another week of rest,said Stricker, who withdrew from the Zurich Classic and The Players...

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