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Not usually: There are certain types of arthritis that cause heel pain. If you have Osteoarthritis of the knee or ankle your gait can be altered which can cause abnormal biomechanics and that could cause heel pain. If your pain is in the back of the heel could be tendinitis if it's under your heel it could be plantar fasciitis. See you doctor. Good luck ! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation: Knee pain is a young patient is most commonly caused by inflammation from bursitis, tendonitis, or cartilage degeneration. A good physical exam and possible imaging could be used to confirm the diagnosis. Less common causes of knee pain are irritated nerve roots from the lumbar spine, infection, or tumors. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Need more history: You need to give a more detailed history. Did you have trauma? Is the site red? See your doctor for a complete evaluation ...Read more
Back pain: The answer depends on the anatomical reason for your discomfort. Sciatica in your age group is usually a phenomenon which occurs secondary to a small disk herniation. More often than not, supportive treatment in the form of physical therapy and a short course or pain medication will work but you have to be patient :) In short, yes walking and even stretching are good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been to foot spine orthopedic family dr numbness foot leg knee thigh pain in leg no dr can tell me why?
Thigh leg pain: Sometimes the correct diagnosis is difficult to ascertain . Perhaps the best way to obtain an answer is to stick with one specialist and ask for follow up visits and repeat testing . If u only see a dr one time and then move on to a different one , you may confuse the process of getting the correct treatment ...Read more
I am experiencing flatfeet, knee pain and IT band pain. The following also describe me: Knee swelling and Hip pain. What should I do?
I am experiencing knee pain and knee pop. The following also describe me: Aches, Hip pain, and Knee stiffness. What should I do?
Rheumatologist: Consult a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment. You're experiencing several types of musculoskeletal symptoms which is unusual for your age. Symptoms could be due to injuries or overuse syndromes but could also be due to certain rheumatologic systemic disease. ...Read more
RICE protocol: In order to understand the cause, it would be important to know how this started? Injury? Has this happened before? Swelling? Redness? Where is the pain? Generic treatment includes RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). May try topical ointments, oral NSAIDs if able, and/or bracing. The most likely cause would be osteoarthritis, however, if there was an injury could have a ligament injury. ...Read more
Yes: The sacro-iliac (si) joint in the back is located near the roots to the nerves that supply the lower extremity - any swelling in the area can cause irritation/impingement of the roots which control sensory (what you feel), motor (how you move) and autonomic (things that are automatic like swelling) nerves...Talk to your pcp who may refer you to a back specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately ...Read more
Depends: If the knee truly locks (i.e. It's in a fixed position and you literally can't straighten it), then you should see an orthopedist as soon as possible since it could be a bucket handle meniscus tear, which is considered somewhat of an emergency. Other than that, if the knee is just catching than it could be any number of things such as cartilage injury/tear, ligament injury, arthritis, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back pain is causing shooting pain referred leg and hip and knee pain. What can I do for relief?
Get it looked at: Anytime somithing inside the knee causes irritation, the knee will swell. This is called an effusion. Effusions are not normal in a normal knee. At your age the two most common causes are a meniscus tear or some early cartilage damage. If it persists, you should see a md and get weight bearing xrays and likely a mri. ...Read more
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