A 38-year-old male asked:
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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?

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Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
variable: 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 on Oct 22, 2013
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