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Ruptured achilles 8 months ago, I can't do a single leg calf raise and a lot of pain in medial ankle and arch. ?

Ruptured achilles 8 months ago, I can't do a single leg calf raise and a lot of pain in medial ankle and arch. ?

ACHILLES RUPTURE: I'm assuming you did not have surgical repair. If so, this is typical of an Achilles rupture managed non-surgically. ...Read more

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A part of my thigh hurts (biceps femoris). Who do I see first?

A part of my thigh hurts (biceps femoris). Who do I see first?

Orthopaedic Eval: Seek an orthopaedic surgeon evaluation to assess for a torn or strained biceps femoris (Hamstring Injury ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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Can sudden movements, climbing a ladder, a brisk energetic walk, stretching to reach something, opening a tight jar, etc cause a miscarriage?

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

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Leg pain and weakness but right leg ok after climbing 8 flights of stairs. Why the difference?

Leg pain and weakness but right leg ok after climbing 8 flights of stairs. Why the difference?

Asymmetry: You could have different alignment or different strength in each leg. You could be unknowingly favoring 1 leg over the other. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Strengthen muscles: If u r not having acl reconstructive surgery then work on strengthening your quadriceps muscle and inquire about being fit for a custom functional acl brace (don-joy or breg make good quality braces ). Discuss w/ your ors... And your other symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more