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A Full Leg Squat
Why do my legs ache after sitting in a squat position for a while? (A full squat, whilst resting for instance)
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
Fell of my bike and injured knee a week ago. It hurts to bend knee and lift leg when walking. Torn tendon? Deep muscle bruising? See Dr or wait?
Entire left leg below knee feels tight (like a BP cuff) within minutes after standing or sitting. Feels fine when leg elevated. Is this a venous issue?
Could be: or just deconditioning from chronic sitting and laying down ...Read more
Ruptured achilles 8 months ago, I can't do a single leg calf raise and a lot of pain in medial ankle and arch. ?
Ankle debridement & modified brostrom 8 wks ago. Been full weight bear for a week. Pain radiates along lateral side of leg when walking. Causes? Norm?
From surgery: from surgical interventionGet a more detailed answer ›
Orthopaedic Eval: Seek an orthopaedic surgeon evaluation to assess for a torn or strained biceps femoris (Hamstring Injury ...Read more
What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when i abduct.
Any groin pain?: Any pain or limping with weight bearing/walking? Morning stiffness? If so consider hip joint problem. Consider labrum too. If groin muscles are sore perhaps a muscle strain. Bursitis of the lateral hip or gluteus medius/minimus muscle problem perhaps but you would have soreness of the lateral hip. Nerve issue can also cause weakness - look for numbness or tingling in other parts of the leg. ...Read more
I have a bad leg pain. It goes from inner groin down front thigh. I play a lot of tennis. Painful to sit, lie, squat, and turn.
See Below: Sounds like a muscular injury. It's always difficult to tell without an exam, but if you stop the tennis for a bit, it should improve. If it does not, you need to be examined. ...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?
Calf cramp. Took a small step backwards and the it hit me. Painful to walk-worse walking uphill. Trying to stretch and icing as I type.
Planters tendon tear: Above is possible. It is not serious. and doesn't require treatment unless you can't bear weight. It is a very thin tendon that is in the back of your calf and when it tears,it feels like you have been hit in the calf with something.Treat symptomatically as you are doing. ...Read more
Back of leg above the knee hurts when straightening /standing. I can walk /bear weight after a minute. Thoughts on what it is? Hamstring?
Can sudden movements, climbing a ladder, a brisk energetic walk, stretching to reach something, opening a tight jar, etc cause a miscarriage?
Not normally: The baby is enclosed in the womb in a sea of amniotic fluid. This protects the baby. If the mother had a serious complication - then perhaps vigorous activity could cause an negative outcome. ...Read more
Asymmetry: You could have different alignment or different strength in each leg. You could be unknowingly favoring 1 leg over the other. ...Read more
Does standing make an umbilical hernia worse? I recently built a standing desk so I have a choice of sitting or standing at a desk.
Might even help: When your abdomen is stretched out, like when you're standing or lying down, there is decreased abdominal pressure compared to sitting and should therefore decrease the amount of pressure on an umbilical hernia. Also, standing will overall improve your health and core musculature, which should also help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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While a knee has twisted, what could give a sensation of a tight band crossing over the knee cap "snapping" back into place like a rubberband?
Plica: Your description fits that of the relatively uncommon plica or shelf.This can cause popping / catching about the kneecap... However, so can patellar subluxations( kneecap slipping) as well as loose bodies and meniscal ( cartilage tears)( less common). See your ORS for exam and definitive diagnosis . Good Luck! ...Read more
Wore new shoe usually in trainer's going upstairs all of a suddentwisted my leg. Sincethenboth knee sore when standing. Why? Had bursitis in left knee
What helps with a torn ACL or MCL I have a full leg brace but it keeps moving and my calf is severly bruised my hip feels out of socket &lots of fluid?
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