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A 40-year-old female asked:

Periodically twitching entire body comes and goes, pain started right calf then, thigh pain moved into left thigh too. i have bad posture & clasped arches. always tired! legs feel heavy. are these symptoms of als? blood muscle test was good. thank u

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Dr. Steven Simon
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Doubt ALS: Not sure why you chose ALS, but it sounds like your entire problem is foot related. See a podiatrist to see if orthotics could make a difference. We have a ‘good feet’ store with a unique type of orthotic which you can try, before you buy, to determine the benefits in YOUR case. Also consider getting a pair of medium weight controlled graduated compression hose, which will help your legs as well.

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