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How Can I Keep My Toes From Going Numb When Im Doing The Eliptical
Shoes too tight: Maybe the shoes are too tight, and they constrict the circulation. Maybe you are wearing socks that cut off circulation too, causing you to go numb; or you may have something that is pushing against or compressing the nerves, that results in you going numb. If you are pushing on the balls of your feet, you may be compressing the nerves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My legs hurt from my knees down to my feet when i lie down.A fan on them helps to dull the pain. It used to hurt like this before i was put on cpap.
Many possibilities: Lower leg pain has many possible causes including vascula (blodd supply)r, neurologic (nerve damage) muscle inflammation, medication effects, inflammatory or auto-immune disorders. You need to see your pcp and maybe have diagnostic lab and other studies as well as a specialty consultation., . ...Read more
My calves and feet burn and hurt when I walk short distances also my hips what can I do to alleviate this pain bc it discourages me from walking?
See your Physician: Several things may be going on here. Start with good examination and work up. If neurological and circulatory status is ok, see podiatrist to assess biomechanics. Try changing shoes. Supportive shoegear and inserts can make a big difference. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could be causeing my back and legs hurt to the point where I can't walk very much and when I do I have to stop anf sit down are I fall down ?
How come when im trying to sleep i can't keep my arms are legs from moving when i don't want them too?
I am on sailing boat and hurt my right leg. I can't feel it from the knee down. It is numb and I can't put any weight on it. What could I have done. ?
The most common: cause of numbness of the leg is a pinched nerve in the back. Even though your question doesn't mention back trauma, only leg, you may have hurt yourself in both places. A blood clot in the leg can cause numbness, but typically it would be painful to touch, hot, and perhaps discolored/red. Perhaps you hurt your knee and the fact you can't walk makes it feel numb. Prompt/urgent evaluation is needed. ...Read more
What causes my legs/feet to go sleep (numb and tingly)? When i sit in chair or cross my legs? What can I try/do to keep this from happening?
Likely benign: Not unique to compress nerves especially on crossing legs. Tends to be transient and reversible. If the numbness persists, then that suggest more permanent problem. Some people with early neuropathy have higher susceptibility, and familial susceptibility to pressure palsy altho rare may be a cause. ...Read more
Why does my right leg feels like is going to stop working? When I am walking around i feel like my leg is going to give out on me
Instability, neuro.: A few thoughts. The knee or hip joint could be unstable from prior trauma or surgeries. It could also be a neurological problem that is causing weakness. The issue can arise anywhere from where the nerve connects to the affected muscle, through the spinal cord and up to the brain. Bottom line, i'd take this seriously and get it checked out. Best of luck. ...Read more
Shoulder Pain: If you are getting pain in your shoulder from sitting then i would think it is more posture related. If you are at a desk and working on a computer make sure the keyboard is close to waist level. Also try and consciously keep your shoulders retracted. This will put less strain on the shoulders. Try taking some anti-inflammatory medication. If it is inflammation it should respond. ...Read more
I have fractured the base of my big toe after falling down stairs.
I am on crutches and keeping it elevated etc.
Do you know when I can drive?
It takes roughly: 6-8?weeks for bone to heal. Keep in mind you should not be driving with a surgical shoe or cam walker boot either. ...Read more
When i was a baby, my feet would turn inwards from too much walking. Now i walk on the insides of my feet (the side with the big toe). What do I do?
Been a couch patoto most the winter. Now i lack energy and my legs hurt when i stand and walk. Can't keep myself up right for long time. What can I do?
Hi i was on my way to work walking down the stairs and my knee popped and i could hardly stand on it and walk back up the stairs when i put pressure or try to walk on it i can't what can I do I have an ice pack on it
There : There are several possibilities in this situation. The clinical presentation is suggestive of a meniscal tear. Other options include a pathologic plica, an osteochondral defect, or a loose body to the knee which was caught during motion. I would have this evaluated further. ...Read more
How to strengthen wrists? From 4-17 now im 27 i just did a back bend and my wrists are weak how can I strengthen them! they hurt when i land .
Wrist roller: Attach a strong cord cord to a rod like a broomstick. Tie a weight to the other end. Roll the weight up around the broomstick. Underhand and overhand. You'll appreciate the difficulty and the benefit. ...Read more
What causes my feet to hurt so bad that i can't stand up. My feet hurt really bad when i put pressure on them. But after i keep getting up and sitting right back down a few times, I am able to stand the pain that is in the heel and the arch of my foot. I
This : This sounds like an acute flare up of a condition known as plantar fasciitis.There is a band of thick tissue called the plantar fascia that runs across the bottom of your foot, it connects your heel bone to your toes. Often times this band becomes tight and inflammed thus causing heel and arch pain. This condition requires a lot of treatment and supportive care. Visit a podiatrist(foot doctor) for assistance. In the meantime take advil (ibuprofen) for pain and inflammation, request physical therapy, and buy a pair of orthotics. You may need custom orthotics in the future. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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