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Grinding When I Walk
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
My knee caps move around and grind when I walk. Also when I walk my knee caps seem to turn in. What is this?
Patellofemoral syndr: Patellofemoral syndrome is when the patella doesn't quite line ip on the bone and tends to pop over to the side or can give a sensation of grinding. There are some very good exercises that your dr. Can show you that usually will bring the patella back into alignment. I would see my doctor and see if physical therapy or home exercises might not help. Your doctor can recommend some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
C below: U may have shin splints, a common DX used 4 strained foot dorsiflexos in the frotn outer side of ur shin. When u descend stairs these musles r activated 2 keep ur foot from flopping downward. It is like a brack. U do not activate these going up stairs, rest, ice nsaids, & modify ur activity 2 spare them from stress until gone. Then start slowly again. ...Read more
Several possibles: The can be several possible causes. See an orthopedist to find out what is causing your problem. ...Read more
Good foot evaluation: The problem with foot pain is that when your feet hurt, it causes you to avoid activity, leading to whole body deconditioning. This can have consequences for your overall health. First, check in with your primary care doctor to make sure that there is not a systemic problem. A podiatrist can make specific recommendations for foot wear and treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My right knee has been bothering me all day. It hurts when i walk or use stairs and when i go to bed, it hurts when i straighten my leg out?
?any injury: If there's no history of injury, this may be an inflammation like tendonitis. Try applying cold or warm applications, liniment like bengay, and if you are able to take medications like Ibuprofen this may help. Check with your obgyn if you're pregnant however. For persistence of symptoms see a rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left foot hurts when I wake up or walk after sitting since 5 months. When I am walking it does not hurt?
Plantar faciitis: What you describe sounds like plantar fasciitis- a condition where the sole of the foot by the heel is inflamed. Typically the first step of the day feels like a nail driven into the heel. Stretching helps, as do night splints. However other disorders (tarsal tunnel and stress fractures) can present the same way. An orthopedist specializing in foot and ankle can sort these out and start therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Butt hurts when sitting down or standing up. Stop hurting when i start walking again. Doesn't hurt when i place my ankle under my thigh and sit.
The pundendal nerve: Is the main nerve in the perenium, the area between the legs. It has branches that can cause sensation in the rectum, scrotum, penis, etc. One way to entrap this nerve is bike riding. Please see your doc so that you can get a diagnosis or exclude this. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I ski every weekend, and my ankle really hurts. When i touch it, it feels bruises on the bone. It hurts when i walk, and when i rotate it. Help?
Rest and bracing: Sorry to hear about your ankles. Because you're a skier, you're considered a high impact athlete and the hardest thing for athletes to do is to rest. You may need bracing, rest, icing, possible physical therapy. Of course, getting it checked is best, but if not, try those out. Good luck! ...Read more
Baker's cyst: By far the most common cause for pain in this location is a benign baker's cyst. These sit between the hamstring muscle/ tendon group and the calf (gastrocsoleus) muscles. Most common cause iskneearthritis w/ a degenerative meniscus ( cartilage) tear. The tear can cause a rent in the knee joint capsule and allow joint fluid to escape into the back of the knee and form the cyst. ...Read more
Only when I dance exercise my feet turn inwards a little when they are supposed to be straight.. It dosnt happen when I walk only when I dance?
Check it out: You may have several problems causing your knee problems. Small irregularities in your cartilage can cause noise or popping sounds in your knee. Your meniscus may also be torn causing the pain and noise. I would strongly recommend a consult with an orthopedic surgeon and stay away from impact activity until your doctors visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uncertain: This could be musculosketeal, neurological or even vascular. This needs clarification. One leg suggests a local issue. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I think i damaged my knee. It hurts when i walk fast or run. It feels very weird when just walking regular but when i speed up it hurts. Whats wrong?
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