A 25-year-old male asked:
Left leg pain moves from ankle to chalf and back of thigh hurts when sitting down and hurts to walk some when walk more pain goes away i think i twisted it why its hurting no swelling no redness ?
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Internal Medicine 38 years experience
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Flexibility Issue: There are 2 reasonably unique muscles in the lower body- the hamstrings and calves (gastrocnemius). What makes them unique is that these two muscles cross 2 major joints, which makes them hard to keep stretched out. When we sit, these 2 muscles tighten. Then, when we stand to walk, we are too tight to be comfortably upright. You have got to stay loose throughout the day. Stretch 3-5x each day.
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Last updated Feb 20, 2021
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