Top
30
Doctor insights on: Hard To Walk

Share
1

1
What do I do about the pain it is hard to walk?

What do I do about the pain it is hard to walk?

Need more info: Please provide more information on your pain: how long, where, how intense, what improves, what worsens, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
1 Doctor shared a insight

Walking (Definition)

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


2

2
Very hard to walk and pace reduced from 72 cms to 60 cms. Please advise.

Very hard to walk and pace reduced from 72 cms to 60 cms. Please advise.

More info: I am sorry for the inconveniences you've been experiencing, however, I would need more info to know how to help. Are your troubles related to joint pain or muscle aches or is it something new? If it is joint related problem such as osteoarthritis, you may need to look into getting inflammation under control with some medication but at the same time preserving function with pt, exercises, etc. ...Read more

3

3
When I stretch or I get up from my chair sometimes I lose control and my vision becomes blindish like everything goes blurry and hard to walk at times?

When I stretch or I get up from my chair sometimes I lose control and my vision becomes blindish like everything goes blurry and hard to walk at times?

PRESYNCOPE: If you are under 50yo, most likely low blood pressure or hypoglycemia. Start keeping track of blood pressure morning and evening and when you have symptoms. Also you need detailed exam and full lab workup. CBC, CMP, VITD, B12, folic acid, LYME TITERS. If symptoms persist MRI OF BRAIN R/O. tIA v MS. MRA OF CAROTIDS R/O Aneurysm. If you are over 50, you should seek urgent evaluation R/O TIA ...Read more

5

5
Could gastritis make it hard to walk and breathe?

Could gastritis make it hard to walk and breathe?

Depends on severity: If it is so painfull, it could be hard to walk and breath. ...Read more

6

6
I have lupus. When im in horrible pain and its hard to walk. Is that a luous flare?

Possibly: It certainly could be...Would definitely discuss with your doctor. Especially if the pain involves joint stiffness as well as pain. ...Read more

7

7
I was diagnosed with sciatica about a year ago. Some days I have bad flare ups making it hard to walk. Would walking with a cane help?

I was diagnosed with sciatica about a year ago. Some days I have bad flare ups making it hard to walk. Would walking with a cane help?

Get evaluated: Need to understand cause of sciatica, and if due to herniated disc, with occasional flares due to root compression, might consider epidural steroid injection, or even surgery. Do not see value to use of a cane, and you might be safer with a walker. Best to see physiatrist and get some rehab guidance. ...Read more

8

8
I have sharp side pains on the left side of my body just right above my waist. I breathe hard or walk and it's worse. What's up with that?

Cramps: Generally as you start exercise programs you are more likely to get cramps. As you increase your physical fitness this will go away. ...Read more

9

9
I am 52 yrs. Female, spent 3 yrs. Recovering from injury. Now its hard to walk at times, I groan, ache, limp, hurt. What is wrong with me?

Several causes: If your recovery involved a great deal of time being sedentary, it is possible that your muscles are not strong, and your joints might not be as flexible. It is also possible that your aches and pains are related to your previous injury.
There are other illnesses that can cause aching, such as rheumatoid arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and fibromyalgia, so I suggest a visit to your doctor.
...Read more

11

11
What makes your legs feel heavy? And hard to walk

What makes your legs feel heavy? And hard to walk

Depends: Heaviness in the legs can have several causes, including circulation problems ("vascular claudication"), nerve-related issues ("neurogenic claudication"), muscle fatigue, muscle conditions, and general deconditioning. If your problem persists, it is worth visiting with your doctor. Take note of any symptoms affecting your arms or your bladder-- that can help the doctor sort through your problem. ...Read more

12

12
What could this bepain in right side from the butt to my ankle hard to walk

What could this bepain in right side from the butt to my ankle hard to walk

Sciatica: This sounds like a pinched nerve, commonly called sciatica. The pain starts in the buttocks and radiates down to the foot. It is usually helped by physical therapy or home exercise program. You will need to see your doctor to confirm. ...Read more

13

13
I feel painful in my head and my body feels heavy its real hard to walk? Hard to focus

I feel painful in my head and my body feels heavy its real hard to walk? Hard to focus

Unclear cause: These symptoms require further evaluation and further details to give an accurate picture of what may be causing these problems. Your symptoms are complex and need to be addressed. ...Read more

14

14
It's really hard to walk around and go upstairs without being out of breath. Is this normal?

It's really hard to walk around and go upstairs without being out of breath. Is this normal?

No, not normal: You need to be seen by a doctor. That is definitely not normal for a 31 yr old. Make an appointment soon. ...Read more

15

15
I know am finding it hard to walk on and when I lift my leg, a sharp pain shoots through it. Help?

Leg pain: It is time for a good exam by a rheumatologist as your symptoms could due to several reasons

it is nothing like a good evaluation followed by focused diagnostic tests prior to treatment. ...Read more

16

16
Pain in lower back and knees. Hard to walk and back feels like it will collapse. What could this be?

Pain in lower back and knees. Hard to walk and back feels like it will collapse. What could this be?

Possible strain: Statistically speaking, the most common cause of low back pain is muscle strain. I'm unsure if the knee pain is related unless you are having other symptoms. Hope this helps ...Read more

17

17
I'st really hard to walk around and go upstairs without being out of breath. Is this a normal thing?

I'st really hard to walk around and go upstairs without being out of breath. Is this a normal thing?

No it is not normal: At your age, unless you are quite obese, you should be able to walk and go upstairs without any shortness of breath at all. You should make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

18

18
I had X-ray on knees, results were normal. I still have heavy stiff. Find it hard to walk. Not sure what to do?

I had X-ray on knees, results were normal. I still have heavy stiff. Find it hard to walk. Not sure what to do?

Many causes: It's not unusual for a patient to have pain or stiffness in the knees, and yet x-rays are normal. There are a number of structures in and around the knee joint that cannot be seen on a pain x-ray. For a discussion about the various conditions that cause knee symptoms see this Mayo Clinic
website: mayocl. In/10ASgc5

You may want to see an Rheumatologist or Orthopedic Surgeon for an opinion. ...Read more

20

20
Back of my legs are hard and its hard to walk?

Back of my legs are hard and its hard to walk?

Walking: Could be muscle tension or knee damage. Please see your doctor. He/she MAY refer you for some physical therapy or possibly surgery. Peace and good health. ...Read more

21

21
How to recover from post ACL ligament operation...Finding very hard to walk with crutches?

How to recover from post ACL ligament operation...Finding very hard to walk with crutches?

Build Muscle&Stretch: Crutch use s difficult like learning to ride a bike for the first time; it really helps to get training.
AND, do the following for 5 minutes every half hour:
Quad Sets & Stretching.
Do while sitting at your desk or dinner table. Just slide forward a little and fire up the quad. Simultaneously stretch in extension by Pushing your knee towards the floor. Then bend your knee. Hold each for 30 sec. ...Read more

22

22
I breath faster sometimes, I get hot, Sometimes I want to pass out or cry, It gets harder to walk or focus.

I breath faster sometimes, I get hot, Sometimes I want to pass out or cry, It gets harder to walk or focus.

Just a: Thought but this sounds like classic "hyperventilation" syndrome usually due to ANXIETY....discuss, in person, with your PCP (Primary Care Provider!!)
There are simple therapies for the problem

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

25

25
There is a sharp pain when I wipe I went to ER BUT they only gave me pain meds how can I make this go away even hard to walk?

There is a sharp pain when I wipe I went to ER BUT they only gave me pain meds how can I make this go away even hard to walk?

Follow up w/your: Primary care doc. You need to find out the cause of your pain. He/she may refer you to GYN doc. Peace and good health. The root is the cause, the symptoms the branch. ...Read more

27

27
Both of my knees keep locking and its hard to walk and bend them and I am in a lot of pain and I'm only a teenager! What do I do?

Both of my knees keep locking and its hard to walk and bend them and I am in a lot of pain and I'm only a teenager! What do I do?

Mgt: There are forms of arthritis which affect teens, and I would suggest an exam with your PCP. They may order some tests to determine if you have arthritis or refer you to an Orthopedic specialist. In the meantime, taking ibuprofen may relieve the pain. ...Read more

29

29
I have CP it's makes it hard to walk do I burn more or the same amount of calories after walking the same amount as a avrge person?

More calories: Due to your cerebral palsy, you will actually burn more calories per distance travelled due to the increased work of your walking pattern as well as having to work against your spasticity (muscle tightness). The more severe your cerebral palsy is the more calories you will burn. ...Read more

30

30
Pain for 3 weeks on the left side on my pelvic bone. After sitting it sometimes is very painful and hard to walk at first what is causing pain?

Pain for 3 weeks on the left side on my pelvic bone. After sitting it sometimes is very painful and hard to walk at first what is causing pain?

Bursitis or muscles: It is not uncommon to have a bursitis which makes it difficult and painful to go from sitting to standing. Muscle strains are also notorious for pain from sitting to standing. Did you recently start a new job or exercise plan? Not an uncommon occurance. Try to get in to physical therapy. It will help. Good luck! ...Read more