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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Overview)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, or immune system conditions.


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What can cause leg pain?

What can cause leg pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! begin a self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, stretching all are needed. In my practice I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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Dr. Nolan Segal
1,070 doctors shared insights

Leg Pain (Overview)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, or immune system conditions.


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Back pain (Tip)

Back pain

When pain is radiating or "shooting down" down your leg, consult your physician. ...See more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Check cholesterol medications
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Have a venous ultrasound to check for reflux
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Can trazodone treat leg pain?

No: Thre is no known indicaiton for trazadone to treat leg pain. One cannot state that it didn't make the pain go away but it is not recommended for this use and no known documentation to me that it releives leg pain. Discuss this with your treating physician. Very interesting if it is used for your of if it was effective. ...Read more

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What tips can you give me for treating and preventing lower leg pain?

What tips can you give me for treating and preventing lower leg pain?

R.I.C.E. : Rest, ice, compression, elevation, after seeing a vein specialist to rule out venous insufficiency -easy ultrasound will tell you. Then if negative. You may go to podiatrist who may recommend orthotics for your shoes to correct your alignment , etc www. Phlebology.Org to find a doc in your area. ...Read more

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Back pain (Tip)

Back pain

Remember to lift with your legs and not by bending at your hips. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Why would one get an epidural treatment for sciatic leg pain?

Reduce pain: Epidural injections have been used since the 1950's to treat pain related to inflamed nerve roots and or spinal stenosis caused by degenerative spine disease in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. The procedure, if performed using fluoroscopy by an experienced interventionalist is conservative, relatively safe modality that can provide significant pain relief and improved function. ...Read more