There is a simple word in my native tongue for this symptom but it is somehow hard to find a corresponding term in English despite how common this type of pain occurs in our daily life.
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Not every concept has a corresponding word but it turns out that this one does.
is an informal term meaning a persistent joint/muscle pain in the neck or upper back usually due to holding an uncomfortable posture for too long.
You can have either a stiff shoulder, a stiff neck or a stiffness that is felt simultaneously in both parts of the body.