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See below: This actually sounds like sciatica or pain from an irritated nerve root in your lumbar spine. If your leg is hot, swollen, or tender to touch behind the knee or calf then a clot is more likely. I would recommend seeing your physician asap just to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Joint instability at hip and knee, weakness from hip to outer thigh to outer knee. Pain lifting leg - climbing stairs and kicking leg backwards. Why?
Leg burning pain below knee into ankle. R leg. I have total knee, hip deterioratio, and feels like sciatica in thigh and butt.
May be sciatica : You can ask your physician to see a rheumatologist or a neurologist ...Read more
No: No a hamstring injury is a tear or partial tear of the hamstring muscle / tendon w/ resultant bleeding and mild swelling( mild bruising may be seen on back of thigh or below knee).Cramping can occur secondary to the injury or can be related to metabolic reasons etc. See your physician. Best of luck! ...Read more
Strengthen: The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist. There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Swelling back leg isolated below gastrocnemius to ankle. MRI, arteriovenous US normal.Tightness both sides of leg near ankle w/ dorsiflex. Tendonitis?
Knee osteoarthritis. Advisable to add ankle weights when doing strengthening exercises like straight leg raise?
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Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
Pain L ischial tuberosity w/outer hip tension. Back stiffness, difficulty straightening. Paresthesia L shin/sole of the foot. L calf pain. Weakness L leg w/standing/exertion. Progressive symptoms. Neg. MRI hip & ischial tuberosity. Advice, please. ?
Need evaluation back: You also need a back evaluation as well . This can be neurologic or myofascial pain as a part of your complaints. It may not be just one cause. ...Read more
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
Bursitis: In your age group the likely source is prepatellar bursitis from trauma or kneeling. Rest, ice, elevation and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications will take care of this with one caveat...You could have a staph infection in this bursa and need antibiotics. Thereofore, you need a quick doctor appointment to look at the knee. ...Read more
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Can somebody give me advice knee problem, 4 weeks after tearing my left leg's hamstring, my left knee feels stiff. Help?
Sometimes: The blood may sip into knee surrounding tissues, or the event caused some trauma to knee structures. Go to ortho for evaluation. ...Read more
Pain in Right Leg Hamstring Area for about 1 yr and 7 mnths. Need help with treatments. Do i need trigger point injection? Cannot afford medical care.
Nerve /disc: unlikely a pulled muscle would Hurt after 19 months. What triggered this? You may have a bulging disc in your back affecting the nerve going to your hamstring. . Try over-the-counter anti-inflammatories. Find a clinic that can see you. Trigger pt injections treat symptoms. You need to know the cause of your problem to effectively treat it. ...Read more
I recently lost lots of muscle mass in my legs, hamstring and quads specifically. Now i feel like i can barely stand. Is that normal?
Bent/squatted to pick object up, upon rising felt burn in back of leg, hamstring to buttox, outer knee. Any way to tell if just muscle pull vs. tear?
I have a tender spot in my right legs hamstring. The spot feels a little cool after rubbing it. Pulled/torn muscle?
Hamstring pain: The hamstring in the posterior thigh can be tender for many reasons. If it does not improve, a B mode ultrasound study will be helpful in delineating the etiology. In the interim, use topical heat and consider taking ibuprofen under the guidance of your primary care doctor. ...Read more
I have mild spondylolistheia in l5-s1. Could this cause pins and needles in legs, tight hamstrings?
Hi i've finished physical therapy for a knee injury and now ive noticed that on both legs my hamstrings there are knots on them and its bulging out.
Lower back pain - feels like pain in legs and hamstring - pretty gassy and hurts to fart what couldit be?
Proctitis?: some infection in rectum , avoid dairy, fried food and meat .if symptoms persist consult your doc. ...Read more
I felt my leg slip a lil wen i was doin half squat..Left leg 2months post hamstring autograft surgery..Wat are the symptoms of graft failing? Pain?
Why is there a stinging pain at the top of tibia when I stand or try to straighten my leg? Acl reconstruction hamstring graft
Referred: This discomfort is probably referred from your knee joint and may be a remnant of your previous surgery. Your orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. ...Read more
I was doing the hamstring leg curl exercise when suddenly I felt a sharp pain near my groin area. It almost felt like testicular pain. Is it sciatica?
More like Groinatica: You likely stretched your inguinal ligament OR you may have stretched one of your upper lumbar nerves in the that can shoot pain into that area due to the way you were doing the exercise. You may need REST & to back off of the weights. Go LIGHT coming back (real light), ramp up to heavier weights slowly to avoid the same injury. Time to consolidate something like this can be SEVERAL WEEKS. ...Read more
Does having strong legs, calves and hamstrings stop you from injuring your achilles, ankles and from getting shin splints?
Sorry, no.: Getting shin splints is usually a pathomechanical pathology ( things aren't working correctly). Strength is only one factor in allowing for normal mechanics, along with range of motion, an array or joint interactions and forces acting through these joints, as well as anatomic considerations. In fact, over strengthening one muscle group to the detriment of another may actually cause problems. ...Read more
I have two bumps that appear on the anterior side of my lower leg when contracting my hamstring and gastrocnemius. Are these bumps a herniation?
Possible: But be sure! Be examined ! There are skin, muscle, fat tumors that can occur in that area. ...Read more
Possibly: A compressed sciatic nerve can cause leg weakness. Often pain down the leg is due to a lumbar radiculopathy or irritation to the lumbar nerve roots that make up the sciatic nerve. The distribution of pain depends on which nerve is irritated although pain in the back or leg or "hamstring" is common. See your md if this pain lasts greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more
I recently tried to return to running (3 months after having my third baby). I ran 1 mile and 3 days later I was having pain that ran around the side of my hip as well has down the back of my leg starting at the hamstring insertion. I obviously have hur
Running and leg pain: There is laxity on birth and you are de-conditioned. May have IT band syndrome from tightness or sciatica or piriformis syndrome which is like sciatica, but due to muscle compressing the sciatic nerve. You should start slow with walking/ stretches and gradually go to 1 mile over course of 2-3 weeks. May need kinesiotape, ice, motrin like drugs if OK with peds ( if nursing) f/u /w/ doc ...Read more
None:: Ligaments stabilize the joints which are moved by muscles/tendons. So the tendons of the hamstrings bend the knee. ...Read more
I have a partial torn hamstring(right leg). A bruise appears at the gluteous fold and area behind the kneecap. What? Concern?
Broken blood vessel: Bruising in both areas may be from the same source of bleeding. Will likely resolve, but compartment syndrome is a concern, ie, swelling to the point that nerves are squeezed. Emergent surgery would be required to relieve swelling. Seek care for pale skin below, numbness, or increasing deep/burning pain. Avoid aspirin or nsaids for a couple of days. ...Read more
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