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Foot dorsiflexion fine at rest &when casually walking around, but if walk a few miles get sharp pain, tenderness, swelling & foot drop. Nerve? Tendon?

Foot dorsiflexion fine at rest &when casually walking around, but if walk a few miles get sharp pain, tenderness, swelling & foot drop. Nerve? Tendon?

Evaluation?: Have you been evaluated by a physician? Pain and foot drop can be caused by a variety of things, and localization can often be approximated with physical examination, and other tests such as electrodiagnostics. Suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to fix ankle dorsiflexion?

What are some good exercises to fix ankle dorsiflexion?

Foot Flexion: In a seated position, in a firm chair, with your butt higher than you knees, knees shoulder width apart, and ankles directly beneath your knees maintain heel contact with the floor while you raise the foot up leveraging on the heel. Start with 15 repetitions. When 15 become easy....Do 30. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever had a patient where exertional compartment syndrome secondarily injured nerve roots in back due to exertional dorsiflexion weakness?

Has anyone ever had a patient where exertional compartment syndrome secondarily injured nerve roots in back due to exertional dorsiflexion weakness?

Unlikely: While we are taught to try to explain all symptoms with a single diagnosis, it sounds like you have two separate issues assuming each was proven by appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about tingling and weakness in right foot?

Should I be worried about tingling and weakness in right foot?

Yes: This is not normal a sign something is wrong and you would not want it to get worse. ...Read more

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What can cause me to have pain on both calves upon dorsiflexion of my feet?

What can cause me to have pain on both calves upon dorsiflexion of my feet?

A tight posterior: Muscle group can cause pain when dorsiflexing, as you are stretching the muscles that are tight. (if it is one side, I would be concerned for a clot, but this is less common if the presentation is bilateral.). ...Read more

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I have a warmness in the bottom of my foot it feel more soothing than hot. What could this be? There is no numbness nor pain no weakness

I have a warmness in the bottom of my foot it feel more soothing than hot. What could this be? There is no numbness nor pain no weakness

Warmness: This could be many things - as already mentioned. The best thing to do is see your podiatrist for an exam. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Foot weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Foot weakness?

What is weak?: Foot weakness can be described as either functional or structural in nature. Structural weakness is demonstrated by the inability of the anatomy of the foot structures to exhibit and maintain what is considered normal position. A functional weakness is demonstrated by the inability of the anatomical structures to exhibit and maintain normal physiological or biomechanical foot functions. ...Read more

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Sir, I feel weakness after sports or exercise my height is 6 feet and inches please recommend me nurtion which make me strong and healthy.

Sir, I feel weakness after sports or exercise my height is 6 feet and inches please recommend me nurtion which make me strong and healthy.

Weakness: There are several possibilities for this. You MAY have a thyroid or other hormone issue. Please see your doctor who can test your nutritional status as well as other things. Then you will know what you are dealing with and can work to correct it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have pain & weakness on top of foot near the bend of my foot, what could it be? I'm not diabetic.

I have pain & weakness on top of foot near the bend of my foot, what could it be? I'm not diabetic.

A few possibilities: Could be tendinitis (there are many tendons that extend the ankle at this site). Could also be a nerve injury, or nerve irritation (the common peroneal nerve could be affected). Best to go see a foot specialist, who will examine you and give you a proper diagnosis/treatment. ...Read more

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For years there's been a tingling sensation and weakness in my right lower part if my leg and foot. What could this be?

For years there's been a tingling sensation and weakness in my right lower part if my leg and foot. What could this be?

Many things: The list of possibilities depends on your medical history and other conditions. I see you've had an EMG/NCV procedure which was unrevealing but if that was a long time ago and since then, you've developed more symptoms such as the weakness maybe EMG could be repeated and would show something. Good blood analysis could also reveal nutritional or other abnormalities. Have you seen a neurologist? ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my father is 72yrsold since last4months suffering from swelling on foot, heavy weakness is it chickenguni?

Should I be concerned if my father is 72yrsold since last4months suffering from swelling on foot, heavy weakness is it chickenguni?

Very doubtful: Unless your father has been to Africa or southeast Asia recently it is highly unlikely. Swelling in the foot and weakness can be caused by a multitude of issues. I recommend he sees is primary care doctor for blood work as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What does abi result 76 & 72% mean in legs? What could complications be besides pain, weakness & feet and part of legs turning blue? Thanks.

What does abi result 76 & 72% mean in legs? What could complications be besides pain, weakness & feet and part of legs turning blue? Thanks.

Artery Disease: Your numbers strongly suggest you have artery disease. Signs and symptoms can include cold feet, bluish toes, pain in the calves with walking, ulcers of the feet and toes and gangrenous changes of the feet. Many diseases can mimic these symptoms so a vascular or wound specialist is needed. ...Read more

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I need help please, what can I do to get rid of ankle/feet pain/weakness?

Thorough checks need: I suggest you see you foot doctor for a detailed assessment.
They can help you at least with a few symptoms for starters. ...Read more

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How long does haloperdol remain in system after stopped? Side effects remain shuffling feet, leg weakness

How long does haloperdol remain in system after stopped? Side effects remain shuffling feet, leg weakness

Cannot say in: Your particular case, AND...
while the medicines blood levels go away in 1 or a few days, it's changes on the control of movement can often be permanent (tardive dyskinesia is the name for the change in movement associated with long term use of haloperidol and similar medications). ...Read more

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What can cause left foot to tingle on bottom have no health problems or weakness I do sit down for long periods at work it's been this way for 2 days?

What can cause left foot to tingle on bottom have no health problems or weakness I do sit down for long periods at work it's been this way for 2 days?

Nerve compression: Compressing the sciatic nerve or a. Ranch of it will cause tingling in the foot. It can be compress in Ischial tuberosity or behind the knee. Also a protruding disc in the lower back. ...Read more

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Jaw / foot numbness and weakness, is there a connection between the two?

See neurologist: Jaw and foot numbness are usually not related as part of a clinical picture. Numbness in general is a sign of a neurological problem. Jaw numbness involves a cranial nerve and foot numbness lumbar nerves. ...Read more

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I'm getting muscle weakness, pain, tingling in feet, what should I do?

I'm getting muscle weakness, pain, tingling in feet, what should I do?

See your physician: This could be a number of things from a pinched nerve in your back to peripheral neuropathy to vascular issues. Consider and EMG to find out what is going on. Dr. Alex khromov in deltona does emg's and I personally recommend my family members who live in deland to go to him. He may be a good person to see to help with this diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right calf as well as numbness and slight weakness when the calf foot or ankle is touched I feel pins and needles like it s been asl?

I have pain in my right calf as well as numbness and slight weakness when the calf foot or ankle is touched I feel pins and needles like it s been asl?

See a doctor: You might have a compressed nerve locally or higher and diagnostic tests can help pinpoint the cause. You want to address this as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Dizzyness like feeling about to fall over. Heat going through body, sweaty and cold hands and feet and weakness?

Dizzyness like feeling about to fall over. Heat going through body, sweaty and cold hands and feet and weakness?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Have leg and feet weakness in both herniated and bulging disc when I get up at night feel heavy in legs and feet and it hard to move why is this?

Unusual: It is unusual for lumbar spine to affect both legs in this fashion especially bulging disk. If it is a spinal problem, it may be higher up in thoracic spine. Get it checked out please. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?

Why do I feel numbness in my hands and feet followed by crushing band sensation around my ribcage and weakness all when getting in sauna and or jacuzz?

DUE TO HEAT: You should see a neurologist soon. The heat is bringing out neurological symptoms, which point to a problem in your spinal cord. Mri films of neck and thoracic spine should help. You may or may not have multiple sclerosis or other problems within the spinal cord. Get checked out, and if needed, start treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Why do I have foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy. ...Read more

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What can I do for foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

What can I do for foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

See a doctor: You need to see a neurosurgeon or orthopedist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more