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Chico, CA
A 35-year-old female asked:

My ankle has severe stiffness and numbness in my foot. my lower leg muscles are atrophing. when i walk there is a dull ache. no swelling or bruising.

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
40 years experience
Possible Nerve: Problem may be stemming from your spinal cord. See neurologist.
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