Top
20
Doctor insights on: Hip Pain And Leg Weakness

Share
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
193 Doctors shared insights

Leg Weakness (Definition)

Motor strength is usually graded from one to five with five being normal. Any motor grade of the lower extremity that is less than five would be classified ...Read more


4

4
After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning. I have leg weakness and muscle spasms. Want to get back to the gym, but pain?

After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning. I have leg weakness and muscle spasms. Want to get back to the gym, but pain?

RICE: Rest, ice to affected area, elevation if able and anti-inflammatory (if no reason not to take one) are initial treatments. Your complaints of weakness of leg are concern. If no better in next 3-5 days, please see your doctor for evaluation. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

5

5
I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng

I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng

Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more

6

6
MRIreadsC3-4 disc herniation stenosis with ap of 0.7cm? Indention on spinal cord. Could this cause left leg weakness from the hips down

MRIreadsC3-4 disc herniation stenosis with ap of 0.7cm? Indention on spinal cord. Could this cause left leg weakness from the hips down

Potentially: If spinal cord becomes severe enough, it can start to affect the legs, although there are other potential causes. Either way, I would be seen in follow up immediately. ...Read more

7

7
Burning pain above heel. Swelling beneath outer ankle. Pain increases when walkin especially on incomes or stairs. Heaviness and leg weakness to hip?

Burning pain above heel. Swelling beneath outer ankle. Pain increases when walkin especially on incomes or stairs. Heaviness and leg weakness to hip?

Problems linked?: Heaviness of the leg and hip weakness may be due to a back problem (L 3-4). This would not cause pain in the ankle (local process if there truly is some swelling) I would have the muscle CPK checked (on statin drug) the weakness in the legs is typically symmetrical if due to statin drugs but can be noticed on one side initially. If these problems persist you will need to be examined. ...Read more

8

8
I have been diagnosed with hypohondria and general anxiety but I feel pain hips back uper nd lower hands legs stomach and leg weakness is this normal?

I have been diagnosed with hypohondria and general anxiety but I feel pain hips back uper nd lower hands legs stomach and leg weakness is this normal?

Not normal: I'm assuming that your physician has run many tests and cannot find a physical cause. Therefore the hypochondria diagnosis and possibly a tendency to experience anxiety in physical symptoms. If this is the case, consider psychotherapy to include techniques to reduce anxiety and pain. Psychodynamic therapy can often help to uncover the source of these symptoms too. ...Read more

9

9
Had blood neuro spine MRI test algoddoc says I have anxiety hypohondria sym pain back arms legs hips stomach leg weakness insom but ihave when relalx?

Had blood neuro spine MRI test algoddoc says I have anxiety hypohondria sym pain back arms legs hips stomach leg weakness insom but ihave when relalx?

It's still pain: It's possible you have something called "central sensitization". It's when the way your brain processes information causes you to experience pain without there being a clear reason for it. Fibromyalgia, anxiety, depression can all cause such experiences. The good news is that there are treatments. You might want to consult with a psychiatrist or pain management specialist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can shingles cause back pain and leg weakness? All other disorders have been ruled out.

Can shingles cause back pain and leg weakness? All other disorders have been ruled out.

Not likely.: While pain is certainly a symptom of shingles, which can be present before the rash appears, it is not usual for it to cause weakness. See a neurologist and/or get a second opinion. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What can cause severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

What can cause severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

Could be referred: Low back pain with radiation down one side of the leg could be due to a pinched nerve. If you injured your back, strained muscles of the back and hip can irritate a nerve or cause a herniated disc which pinches the nerve. Fortunately this can be resolved non-operatively in most cases. Moist heat, light stretching and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications may help. Persists? See you doctor. ...Read more

12

12
I am having sciatica pain shooting down the leg, Leg numbness, Back pain, and Leg weakness. I need a doctors note for extensive walking limitations.?

I am having sciatica pain shooting down the leg, Leg numbness, Back pain, and Leg weakness. I need a doctors note for extensive walking limitations.?

Are you making a: Request for medical documentation/ recommendations? If yes, we can not do that on the general health education of HealthTap. ...Read more

13

13
I am experiencing low back pain, severe back pain and neck pain. The following also describe me: Back pain and Leg weakness. What should I do?

I am experiencing low back pain, severe back pain and neck pain. The following also describe me: Back pain and Leg weakness. What should I do?

Pain: You need to see your doctor for a diagnosis and treatment. Please do not self-diagnose or call it old age.
The pain MAY be from pinched nerves or something else. Peace and good health. ...Read more

14

14
Would worsening lower spine damage cause bone on bone pain and leg weakness? Prev MRI diagnosis annular tear, ddd, scoliosis...

Would worsening lower spine damage cause bone on bone pain and leg weakness? Prev MRI diagnosis annular tear, ddd, scoliosis...

Possibly: Your brief description of MRI findings demonstrate degenerative disease which would get slowly worse with time. If the leg weakness is new, I would see your doctor and get evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
15

15
What is the definition or description of: Leg weakness?

See below: Motor strength is usually graded from one to five with five being normal. Any motor grade of the lower extremity that is less than five would be classified as lower extremity weakness. ...Read more

16

16
What could be causing my strange feelings of leg weakness?

What could be causing my strange feelings of leg weakness?

Various causes: This could be vascular or neurological in origin. You really need to see your doctor. If you're having unsteadiness in the way you walk or weakness in your legs, it will require a formal medical workup. I would recommend you see a neurologist or an orthopedic spinal specialist. Pryor will require mris of your cervical thoracic and lumbar spine. ...Read more

17

17
What could cause left arm and leg weakness?

What could cause left arm and leg weakness?

Multiple things: If your left arm and leg are both weak, you can be having or have had a stroke. Alternatively, brain tumors or seizures can lead to such weakness. Furthermore, high neck problems (discs, tumors, fractures) that are asymmetric to the left can cause these problems also. These are just a few causes by the way. See your md for a full workup. ...Read more

18

18
Can low blood sugar cause strange leg weakness?

Can low blood sugar cause strange leg weakness?

It can: Absolutely, as cell function is primarily driven by glucose and if not available, will turn into alternative fuels (such as ketones) which in turn can cause discomfort (legs, stomach, etc). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
Can nuvaring cause leg weakness/pain/restlessness?

Can nuvaring cause leg weakness/pain/restlessness?

Unlikely, but...: Probably not, but the eluting (drug) iud, can increase the likelyhood of phlebitis, albeit low. Restlessness, many causes-doubt related to your pain, per se! Need to discuss this with your doc! ...Read more

20

20
What is the definition or description of: Upper leg weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Upper leg weakness?

Motor strength: There is a normal range of strength fro the muscle groups in the upper leg. Upper leg weakness is simply a strength that is below this normal range. There can be a variety of causes. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
692 Doctors shared insights

Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more