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Coccyx Injury Weak Legs
Can extremely tight chronic TfL muscle cause anterior pelvic tilt weak glutesand internally rotated legs?
No: No, I do not think they are related ...Read more
Bursitis: In your age group the likely source is prepatellar bursitis from trauma or kneeling. Rest, ice, elevation and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications will take care of this with one caveat...You could have a staph infection in this bursa and need antibiotics. Thereofore, you need a quick doctor appointment to look at the knee. ...Read more
Low back pain, aching saddle area, buttocks, thighs, hips and legs also achy. So uncomfortable. Cauda equina?
Right leg knee extensor weak. Can't lift lower leg 8in. No injury/pain. Lumbar MRI ok. Getting weaker. EMG-75% femoral reduction. Unknown. What is it?
Thigh weakness: straightening leg from a bent and weight-bearing position (climbing stairs, squats, etc) = leg reflexively feels like buckling. Ideas?
Could be: A serious neurologic disorder. You need to see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Joint instability at hip and knee, weakness from hip to outer thigh to outer knee. Pain lifting leg - climbing stairs and kicking leg backwards. Why?
Back pain,then crushing thigh pain,then cant move foot at ankle or toes-its totally rigid.The other foot slowly following. MRI lumbar/sacral negative?
Yes: The short answer is yes. Depending on the location , central vs paracentral vs foraminal vs lateral, you can have the symptoms as described. Good luck. ...Read more
Left hip and knee, ankle, arch of foot, pain, mussel cramps what is wrong? Numb, tingling, weakness, sitting or standing
Sounds like a nerve: Issue, ie, spine lesion in the lower back. The areas you have problems with are from L1 level down to l5-s1. So get checked by pcp and possible referral to a spine doc /orthopod. You probably have arthritis (spondylitis) with some disc lesions. Avoid bending, lifting heavy weight, including grand kids. Do regular exercises within limits of discomfort. Losing wt + nsaids 4 pain, a ms relaxer also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri-t12-l1 l4-l5 l5-s1 disk protrusion no nerve impingement or spinal stenosis. Left low back buttock leg pain ×3 wks. Foot cold tingling. Worse when sitting standing walking. 10 days steriod no help?
Delaying in this: Circumstance isn't advisable. Your symptoms suggest impingement, either through direct nerve compression or swelling around the nerve. In any event, a discussion with your neurologist/neurosurgeon about an epidural steroid (or transforaminal steroid) injection should happen sooner, rather than later. Although a cold, numb foot may be related to other (vascular) problems, nerve problems are primary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fell on knee snowboarding; swelling, bruising, searing pain in patellar tendon area when flexing foot up; can move, walk, stand fine. Thoughts?
Bulging disc in lumbar. Constant pain/worse when lifting/or shifting weight. Spinal dr. Burned nerves. Pain continues. Arms/legs numb when bent. Help!
Iliopsoas syndrome , low back is being twisted causing pinched nerve , pelvis inflammation, spinal tilt, hip pain, constipation, stretching seems to hep?
Consider these: http://www.merckmedicus.com/patient-handouts/hip-flexor-strain-exercises also think about taking an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if you are not allergic nor have kidney disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, or diabetic (ask for personal doctors' advice). ...Read more
Tibia knee fracture healed MRI clear still knee pain anf pain when bending knee. When standing leg not straight ?
Nerve injury: Knee injuries may be associated with nerve damage at times which is quite painful- many people guard their knees (avoid use due to fear of pain) and may develop contraction deformities and adhesions which may explain your lack of range of motion. You may need to revisit with your surgeon or seek expert opinion with pain specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your symptoms may: Suggest kidney problems if your creatinine level is high. Have a comprehensive blood work with your dr including bun/ creatinine (main kidney function tests). In the meantime, check your blood pressure (should be lower than 130/80) and cut down on salt and protein intake. Take care! ...Read more
Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury
Quad tendon tear: Spontaneous or low impact quad tendon tear is more common in middle aged men than young women, but should have an exam and MRI to be sure. Can you straighten out your knee against gravity? Are you a runner or soccer player as quad dysfunction is common in female athletes. ...Read more
Possibly: Tight adductor & other hip muscle imbalances can cause back and hamstring troubles.Tight adductors could inhibit the gluteus medius.The gluteus muscle does help to support the body when you are standing on 1 leg.Thus,it would be food to see a Physical therapist & to consider incorporating a program of Core Pilates,after a thorough evaluation from a Sports Medicine MD as there are also other causes ...Read more
Recent MRI due to left leg pain and weakness in back of thigh calf and foot. Results show no herniated disc. So painful walking standing sitting! Help?
MRI: Which part of the body was the MRI performed? It should be have been done at the lumbo sacral region of your low back. Sound like a nerve root compression. You may require an epidural block. Apply ice to your low back to see if symptoms improve for now along with an anti inflammatory for pain if not allergic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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