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Lower leg muscle (tibialis anterior?) hurts during racquetball. Treadmill prior to game not helping.

Lower leg muscle (tibialis anterior?) hurts during racquetball. Treadmill prior to game not helping.

Be cautious: If you have injured your calf, be sure to rest and avoid intense activity until healed. Avoid future injury by doing warm up stretches, and returning to more intense activity gradually. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Fell of treadmill while texting 14 days ago,big gash in leg near ankle,WILL NOT heal. Drains and pain when covered, not sure why. ?

Fell of treadmill while texting 14 days ago,big gash in leg near ankle,WILL NOT heal. Drains and pain when covered, not sure why. ?

A draining non : Healing wound should be evaluated by a doctor.....what is your tetanus history? Draining frequently implied infected in which case you may need to be on an antibiotic....go see a doctor. ...Read more

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I took 5days off from exercise & icheated on my diet for one day. I was working out today (treadmill) then my legs felt weak. What could be the cause?

I took 5days off from exercise & icheated on my diet for one day. I was working out today (treadmill) then my legs felt weak. What could be the cause?

Leg weakness: It may be that you took a break and you need to ease back into your routine. Perhaps, you overdid today. Try less strenuous work up next time. ...Read more

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Is it okay to still use a treadmill or elliptical machine if my knee and leg hurts from doing it?

Is it okay to still use a treadmill or elliptical machine if my knee and leg hurts from doing it?

Let me help you: When you pain with any exercise this something wrong, try to change the routine you have to a different exercise so it will not heart. ...Read more

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My knee crunches and hurts when im walking on the treadmill or doing leg excercises. My leg feels like its going to give out while on the treadmil.

My knee crunches and hurts when im walking on the treadmill or doing leg excercises. My leg feels like its going to give out while on the treadmil.

Knee Crepitus: We call crunching in the knee crepitus. It usually comes from problems under the kneecap. If the pain is located right in the center of the knee then the patella is the usual culprit. If the pain worsens going from sitting to standing or with stairs then i feel comfortable that the problem lies behind the patella. Strength training for your knee is the answer with weight training. ...Read more

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I have pain in my Achilles tendon when I start running on the treadmill only. On the left leg mostly.what should I do?

I have pain in my Achilles tendon when I start running on the treadmill only. On the left leg mostly.what should I do?

Slow down: slow down and rest. do not go back to exercise until pain is gone. when you go back to exercise,make sure that you stretch well. you could end up rupturing your Achilles. that is a big deal required surgery. ...Read more

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Will I really lose some inches around 3-4 from thighs and legs by just running on treadmill and balanced diet ? Please tell.

Will I really lose some inches around 3-4 from thighs and legs by just running on treadmill and balanced diet ? Please tell.

Balanced diet and: exercise promote health and weight loss. One cannot say how much you will loose but fat will turn to muscle and you will look and feel more toned in body. See y our doc to make sure you are healthy enough for the changes you are making. Peace and good health. Measure your goodness by the way you act and treat others and not the number on the scale. ...Read more