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Hanging Straight Leg Raise
My wife is 46 and she has little tiny raised bumps on her legs that look like warts . They're about the size of the head of a straight pin. Idea ?
What to do if I have a problem when I am lying in bed and raise my left leg straight into the air.?
You must : describe the problem. Be as specific as possible. ...Read more
What are chondral flaps? And where are they located in the knee? Why does my knee get stuck when i sit and raise my leg straight? It pops
Achilles Tendon Rupture, I am 8 months since surgery and I cannot do a single leg calf raise. When I try this knee bent I get about 3 cm then it gets stuck and I can't push any higher, but straight leg with no weight bearing I can get full range. ?
Takes a long time: Regaining range of motion after this will take a long time. Continue to push it with your current exercises and consider passive stretching with therabands ...Read more
Can it be nerve root compression if straight leg raise, flexion, extension, side to side flexion of the torso, are all negative?
Yes: There are many physical signs of nerve root compression and not all have to be present to raise suspicion. Straight leg raise, flexion, extension, side to side flexion are some. Other concerning findings are radiating pain down the leg, weakness in particular muscles, numbness or tingling in particular areas. Diagnostic tests that can of benefit include a emr, MRI or diagnostic injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Straight leg raise there is tingling on my left toe but no pain. Have back spasms for a month but not painful. Present when i do fig 4. Is it serious?
I am 40 years old and the last 5 years I cannot raise my arms or my legs have to be straight or I am in pain and tjey go to sleep who do I see?
Seek help!!: This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, your spinal cord is compressing the rest of the nerves. Seek help immediately before permanent damage. Neck MRI would be diagnostic. ...Read more
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
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Lower back pain. Passed straight leg raise test. No pain at legs. Painful to the touch along spine when pressed, sit, stand, walk. Recovery time?
when doing straight leg raise get lots of muscles twitches in foot, no pain in legs bum or back, is this a disc problem of muscle tension? Anyone?
Straight leg raise test positive in. 16 yr old, asymptomatic, doc said tight muscles. What do you think ? No family history of back problems or sciati
Lumbar Pain: Pain produced in the leg and low back between 30-70 degrees of hip flexion is considered positive and can indicate lumbar disc herniation at the L4-S1 nerve roots. Test is more specific if ankle is dorsiflexed and the cervical spine flexed. Also consider lumber muscle strain, tightness of the hamstrings, gluteus maximus, hip capsule or a pathology of the hip or sacroiliac joints. ...Read more
Does only a MRI confirm a meniscus tear? Is there any other test to confirm that? Locking knee joint when sitting and raise the knee straight
It's the best: A meniscus does not show on an x-ray. The history and physical exam can really help make the diagnosis. An arthrogram, dye and air injected into the knee used to be used to help decide if a tear is present or not. Painful test, often inconclusive, and frankly just about a lost art. An MRI is fast, painless, and rarely wrong. Mris are usually done prior to suggesting surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Check knee caps: The most common and likely cause of pain in front of the knee is an irritated or early wear of the knee cap cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that it rubs. Other causes could include a plica, patellar tendonitis etc. For starters avoid stairs, knee extension machines, deep knee squats, lunges etc. Try therapy, antiinflammatories, ice and sometimes a knee sleeve. See orthopedist. ...Read more
Be patient: Don't rush anything when stretching. Continue to stretch every day, and if your muscles are tight, realize that it will take time for you to gain flexibility, the same way it takes time to gain strength in the gym. Read and learn stretching routines to increase your overall level of flexibility and work on balance, strength and conditioning. Good luck. ...Read more
Raised painful area of side of leg. No colouring but isn't getting smaller. Possibly getting larger!?
Get it checked: There's really no way to know what this is without seeing it. You should see your doctor to get a diagnosis. If it's getting larger, it's especially important. ...Read more
I have a bruiise on my lower leg that has a raised edge on one side. It has been there for several weeks, it does not hurt but won't go away.
Not normal: A bruise with a raised edge persisting for more than a few weeks is not normal. This symptom would suggest thatr it is still bleeding inside or that some other tissues (muscle or fascia) may have been disrupted. You need to get it checked by your doctor ...Read more
I have a pain in my lower rt side of back not constant i can only bend about 30° fwd before a sharp can't sit straight or lift right leg w/o pain help?
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
My daughter recently slipped about three days ago and hurt her right leg she can't bend it straight is it broken?
Depends on DX: Depending on what the cause of your "raised pores" is, would determine the treatment that would hopefully get rid of the condition. Impossible to DX over the computer, it is best to see a dr. For an evaluation of the condition to get properly DX and treated, best wishes. ...Read more
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