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Are leg cramp related to wearing high heels?

Are leg cramp related to wearing high heels?

Can be: The high heels can very well be related to your leg cramping. Try lower heels or frequent resting of the legs--take the shoes off. See how you do then. ...Read more

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Can leg cramps be related to wearing high heels?

Can leg cramps be related to wearing high heels?

Leg cramps and heels: high heels cause compression of the nerves of lumbar spine. These nerves are responsible for your leg muscles Get into lower heel shoes and have your low back looked at by a professional. Good Luck ...Read more

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I've been having really bad leg cramps in my left leg from new flip flops. Usually wear high heels. Related?

I've been having really bad leg cramps in my left leg from new flip flops. Usually wear high heels. Related?

Could be: As dr. Isobe said, there are many things that can cause leg cramps. However, venous insufficiency is a more common cause of leg cramps that calcium, magnesium, iron, and potassium defiencies combined. ...Read more

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On my right foot on the bottom inside next to my heel is a huge bulge. If I stand or walk for longer than 5 minutes my foot cramps up. Never goes away?

On my right foot on the bottom inside next to my heel is a huge bulge. If I stand or walk for longer than 5 minutes my foot cramps up. Never goes away?

See a Podiatrist: A bulge in this location could be a plantar fibroma (a thickening of the ligament on the bottom of the foot) or it could be from an injury. Either way I recommend you have it examined by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Hi, I have moderate pain in my heel, calf and tight in my right leg since I had a heel injury and several severe cramps last year. What should I do?

Hi, I have moderate pain in my heel, calf and tight in my right leg since I had a heel injury and several severe cramps last year. What should I do?

Heel & calf pain: post injury. Please see your doc to make sure all healed the way it was supposed to. This MAY be an arthritic type pain from the injury or a circulatory issue. Peace and good health. Physical therapy or medication may be suggested. ...Read more

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The heels and arches of both my feet have dull pains and also the palms of both my hands around the base of my thumbs. Very slight cramps to.

The heels and arches of both my feet have dull pains and also the palms of both my hands around the base of my thumbs. Very slight cramps to.

See physician: While the symptoms in your feet may reflect the need for orthotics, the fact that you have hand symptoms as well suggexts that you see your physician to be evaluated for an early stage of a generalized joint disease. ...Read more

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Upper leg calf cramp 2 days ago from swimming, hurts to straighten leg or flex foot and use heel to walk. Have always had tight leg muscles.

Upper leg calf cramp 2 days ago from swimming, hurts to straighten leg or flex foot and use heel to walk. Have always had tight leg muscles.

Muscle Pain: If there was no trauma like hitting your leg against the wall etc.Then it is pain in muscles after over use.It is common in people who do not do exercises routinely including swimming& your muscles are not used to it.With any kind of Physical Exercise you need to condition yourself.Starting small and gradually increasing the activity I suggest you rest your leg and take Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) for Pain ...Read more