A member asked:

I have dull pain under of my left leg above the knee and outside of my leg just below the knee - bottom of my foot is numb and achilles tendon is sore. physio thinks stretched nerve - healing time?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. David Trettin answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Your symptoms do suggest a nerve stretch injury. To be sure get examined by an ors. Nerve 'stretch' injuries can improve w/in weeks but sometimes take months!

Answered Nov 24, 2020


Dr. Prem Gupta answered

Specializes in neurology

It could be pathology of peroneal nerve or sciatic nerve. Ncv/emg test would help.

Answered Sep 9, 2018



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