Polymyalgia Rheumatica is a disorder that causes stiffness and pain in various parts of the body. This disorder is inflammatory by nature. It affects the hips, arms, neck, and shoulder. It may affect other areas as well, depending on the person.
Information. Typically, the symptoms of Polymyalgia Rheumatica come on suddenly with no indication of any issues. The symptoms of this disorder are typically worse in the early morning upon waking. The symptoms generally decrease or go away after being awake for a while.