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Back Pain With Leg Pain
1 week ago got lower back pain with leg pain on one side, sometimes on both sides rarely. Don't know what this is from seemed to come with period pain?
possibly sciatica: There are a number of possibilities, but among the most common cause is "sciatica". This is a condition in which a nerve becomes irritated in the back and can cause pain that runs down the leg. For reasons that we dont fully understand, sciatica can be worse during periods, this is possibly multi-factorial from the fluid retention, inflammation, and hormonal changes that can occur, may resolve. ...Read more
Back Pain: Many things that can cause these symptoms. If you are healthy with no injuries, avoid flat shoes when you are standing. A low heel rather than a flat shoe can make a big difference. If pain is severe or makes you feel weak or numb or if pain wakes you from sleep, it should be checked by MD right away. Exercises like push ups strengthen core and reduce back pain by improving posture. ...Read more
What can be done to strengthen the ligament in your ankle? He was told that the ligament in his ankle is the cause for his back pain and leg pain.
Musclestrengthening: Ligaments have no contraction ability so once sprained it is more lax and ligamentous laxity many times require surgery in athletes. For less demanding patients sturdy high top shoes, ankle braces and taping will assist ambulation. Strengthening the muscles which cross the joint will tighten the laxity specific the peroneal muscle group.ToeRaisesactivatesthisgroup.Kneepainmayimprovewithmorestabil ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had back pain now leg pain I get bad pain in my right leg when I cough had it for three weeks now?
I am three weeks post op TVH. I went on a long trip this past week (about 11 hours each way), now having lower back pain and leg pain on left side.
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