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Doctor insights on: Hanging Straight Leg Raise

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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. ?

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. ?

Gastroc-soleus &-: -Achilles tendon have nothing 2 do with leg raises when reclining. it acts as a plantar flexor of the ankle. weakness or a tendon the is 2 long will limit toe raises. not all repairs return people 2 normal. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Radiculopathy: 23y fem with "back spasms" for 1 month & unilateral toe "tingling" with "straight leg raise". These symptoms might be sciatica & raise concern for neural impingement in region of lumbar spine. Absent mechanical injury, explanation ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Deinnervation: this means that there is an interruption somewhere between the spine and were the nerve attaches to the muscle. can be in the back (disc) or a problem with the nerve itself. I would see a neurologistst. ...Read more

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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

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