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Exercise For Weak Leg Muscles
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Weak leg muscles 1yo: May be developmentally normal as most babies don't walk until age one - but should have a pediatric or orthopaedic evaluation because certain serious conditions such as muscular dystrophy or other neuromuscular disorders can present as leg weakness. ...Read more
I have lower back pain that sometimes feels like my muscles are ripping apart and sharp pain that also caused leg weakness what could this be?
After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning. I have leg weakness and muscle spasms. Want to get back to the gym, but pain?
Nerves: Typically numbness points to nerves. Numbness associated with weakness is concerning for spine disease (pinched nerves). You should consult a physician for evaluation sooner rather than later. ...Read more
It a right thigh muscle twitch above my knee (going on a week) cause for concern? I have no leg weakness or other symptoms that I know of at all.
Maybe: Persistent muscle twitching can be due to overuse of the muscle, or irritation of the nerve going to that muscle. If there was no unusual activity to provoke it, there may be irritation of the nerves that go to the leg which come from the low back. You may need imaging of the spine. ...Read more
I am experiencing sciatica. The following also describe me: Muscle cramps or spasms (painful), severe, Pain shooting down the leg, Hunched or stooped posture, Back pain, and Leg weakness. What should I do?
L-spine evaluation: The least severe and easiest to treat would be piriformis syndrome. This is pinching on the nerve by a muscle in you buttock region. Given your presentation and posture that causes the pain to occur this could possibly be a buldging disc in your lower lumbar spine. You should be evaluated by your primary care provider and possibly be referred to a spine specialist if need be. ...Read more
Can a tear muscle in the back cause arm and leg weakness muscle astropy and also abdominal weakness. And can MRI find torn muscle and legaments.
A: Torn muscle in back will not affect nerves supplying arms and legs. ...Read more
Muscle pain come and go and right leg weakness. Didn't start til couple days after the nerve block. What can I do? It hurts bad. My shoulders was sore.
Call physician: You should contact the physician who performed the procedure as soon as possible; your symptoms may be a complication of the nerve block or a progression of the underlying problem. ...Read more
Sat for a month on a chair with bad lumbar support, have lumbar pain, muscle spasms (on/off spine), some leg weakness. Walking often helps often worse.
See doctor for meds: BAck pain is common and reported by 80% of patients. NSAIDS such as naprosyn (naproxen) or motrin are helpful. Sitting is often worse and standing up especially with on leg on a step oftern helps. Your doctor will examine the back and can give you helpful muscle relaxants that will aid work and sleep. Time usually makes it better. Exercises help some ...Read more
Please spell out: ARS. I know what ARV therapy stands for, but not ARS. Anti-retroviral side effects? If you do mean ART, please specify which ARV's you're referring to. ...Read more
I am experiencing sciatica. The following also describe me: Muscle cramps or spasms (painful), severe, Pain shooting down the leg, Hunched or stooped posture, Back pain, Leg weakness, and Muscle weakness. What should I do?
See ortho: Sounds like you have a back problem which should not be ignored. See an ortho doc ASAP. ...Read more
I have severe muscle spasms in my left leg. Weakness in both legs. Both hands fall asleep and I have a loss of sensitivity in my fingers?
See Neurologist now: Your symptoms are very concerning, urgent that you see Neurologist asap. Comprehensive workup is indicated including blood tests, MRI of spine and brain. If these symptoms just started, call 911 or go to nearest ER. You did not give any history, but it will be important to determine if you have had recent injury, trauma or involved in Motor vehicle accident. Please see Neurologist now, ...Read more
What causes lower leg weakness, joint pain, blurred and double vision, scaly skin and back pain with muscle spasm when sometimes eating? No diagnosis
How are the changes of a brain tumor when u have leg weakness pain legs arms back stomach and very small muscle spasms? Reflex strength vision good
Not sure: I am not sure what you are asking. Rephrase the question and repost it. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (severity: severe) (side: lower). The following also describe me: Muscle cramps or spasms, Pain shooting down the leg, Leg weakness, Back tenderness to touch, Leg pain, and Difficulty moving joint. What should I do?
Leg weakness Fatigue Muscle twitching Chills neck cracking Headaches Brain CT and MRI clear, c spine MRI-slightly degenerated discs What's th problem?
I am experiencing leg numbness, leg weakness, chest, back pain, skin rashes torso, neck, muscle pain, bloods all low neutrophil lowVit D, low platelets
See doctor: These symptoms and lab findings can be manifestations of various illnesses. Your health issue needs a systematic approach and often further testing to point out the underlying disease... You need to see a physician if haven't yet. ...Read more
Nausea, trouble falling and staying asleep, sleep 5 hours a day and exhausted. I get lightheaded, leg weakness, muscle spasms, palpitatations, fatigue. 3.4 potassium last results and was prescribed potassium supplements. Could it be my potassium?
No: Not that simple. Sounds like you need a better DR. ...Read more
I am experiencing back pain (side: lower), back injury, reduced spinal flexibility, sciatica, pain shooting down the leg, calf pain and foot numbness. The following also describe me: Leg numbness, Leg weakness, Leg tingling, Leg pain, and Muscle cramps
See a neurologist a physician with expertise in nerves. The symptoms of leg numbness, weakness, tingling are due to nerve impingement.
There are various meds, treatments for sciatica. Orthopedics also deals with these symptoms
Start with your PCP and move forward with getting these symptoms resolved to start feeling better. ...Read more
Many causes: Parasaggital brain lesion, compression of spinal cord at the neck or mid back, lumbar stenosis, peripheral neuropathy, muscle disease, myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, endocrine disorders, vitamin deficiencies, etc. These are examples, and if you wish more information go to www. Aan. Com. ...Read more
Many causes: In your age group, may consider spinal stenosis, poor blood flow to legs, such as intermittent claudication, myasthenia gravis or muscle disease, peripheral nerve issues, spinal cord compression caused by neck degeneration. But could well be a benign problem, such as deconditioning, gaining weight, having thyroid issues, even depression your doctor can sort all of this out. ...Read more
Foot to leg.: Described as a weakness in the muscle strength of the muscles located in the leg area, between the knee and the foot. These muscles have a primary purpose of influencing the foot's movement in relation to the leg. ...Read more
Multiple: See a doctor and or a chiropractor. ...Read more
I'm 22weeka pragnet I have a pain in my back I'm feeling shoulder and leg weakness sometimes I feel cold and have a headaches what I di?
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more