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How To Prevent Cramp When Leg In Cast
Determine cause: Without evaluating you possibilities include: 1) tendonitis. Many muscles found in the leg end in the foot. 2) a nerve compression - this would feel like burning, shooting, stabbing or electricity. 3) the possibility of a clot should stay in the differential as you mention calf pain. A podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist should be able to make the diagnosis and help you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When i walk briskly, the muscle on the outer leg between the ankle and calf cramps up so badly that I have to stop walking. How can I prevent this?
Shin soreness in one leg making it hard to sleep as I don't know where to place my leg sometimes to ease the pain?
My left achillies tendon is painful to walk on after a dog ran into back of leg what can i do to ease it and make walking painfree ?
Orthotics: Sounds like you need an orthotic for better foot support. ...Read more
Motion & quadstrengt: After immobilization in a cast you will be stiff and have muscular atrophy. The only good part about the cast is that it helps the injured area to heal - it makes the surrounding areas worse due to lack of use. You will need therapy to regain your motion and to gradually increase your quad and hamstring strength to be able to regain your normal activities. ...Read more
After a vigorous exercise, my quads are extremely sore, causing my legs to buckle when I walk. What steps do I take to heal, and prevent more injury?
Don't push so hard!: 1st drink plenty of water to rehydrate. Then take it easy ie no exercise for next several days until you're better. Next time, don't push so far, so fast, so hard. Yes, you still need to exercise but not to that extent. In meantime, do stretch all your muscles, especially the sore ones. And keep exercising those muscles that don't involve the sore ones. ...Read more
When lying in bed during the day, how often must i get up? & how long can I stand up. What exercise to do? I have clot in sural vein from foot op.
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A few things: Make sure your shoes are of proper fit and in good repair so they cushion and support the feet. Also make sure you stretch and warm-up and ramp up your exercise activity. If you are doing impact exercises or use a treadmill, see if you need to dial it down a little. If these measures do not help, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
What is the outside leg pain from knee to ankle caused by? It occurs when i move my foot/ankle. Also what can I do to get rid of it?
Feel the need to move the leg (from knee to ankle) to ease discomfort. Also sometimes when exercising the leg feels thighter. What could it be?
Restless legs/cramps: The symptoms you describe are consistent with restless legs syndrome. This often happens at night, exercise can make the problem worse. Iron deficiency can make the problem worse. Also you may have low potassium, magnesium or calicium. As you exercise, you need to replace the minerals that you consume and lose through sweating. If moving the legs makes the discomfort go away then likely it's RLS. ...Read more
What would cause server leg cramp . Deep in the thigh bone down to back of calve muscles and hurts to walk?
Why do you get cramps in the shin and the foot turns inward? It can sit in from 1 minute up to 10 minutes. It only happens when i'm sitting still.
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