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Ligaments Of The Lower Leg
Yes and Yes: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg or even the groin area. The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?
PAF: Patellofemoral syndrome would be my first thought. Patella stabilizing brace or strap and Phys Therapy program to strengthen the VMO of the quads can be helpful along with modifying exercise to avoid aggravation. Ice after exercise and NSAID if no reason not to take. Other common causes arthritis, meniscal tear or degeneration, loose body in the knee, bony bruise to knee host of others as well. ...Read more
Yes: The plantaris tendon and posterior tibialos tendon both arise from posterior muscles of the leg and connect to the foot. The Achilles' tendon is the largest of the posterior tendons. ...Read more
I have pain in the foot tendon that goes up the back of the lower leg to the inside of the upper leg. What is it?
Would pain under the bony knob of the inside of the left ankle and pain in the bend of the left ankle/foot be from posterior tibial tendonitis?
Not reliably: The soleus muscle is deep to the gastrocnemius muscle, commonly referred to the calf muscle, and is not thought to be reliably palpable by itself in the lower leg. It does form the gastroc-soleus complex and achilles tendon which is responsible for performing a heel raise. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can psoas muscle cause entire leg pain that starts at the top of the leg and goes down the leg/thigh and down to the foot ?
Not usually: The iliopsoas muscle runs from inside your pelvis and crosses your hip joint and attaches to the femur. Its chief function is to flex the hip/leg. Pains related to psoas problems are usually restricted to the hip and upper leg and rarely go south of the knee. There is a possibility that this pain is related to a nerve problem and should have it evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mri showed tear in the gluteus maximus upon the insertion of the it band on the right hip. I have pain in the back side of my hip around the side of m?
Tear.: Sounds like the pain your having is caused by the gluteus tear. Hopefully, this can be healed without surgery, but you might need an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate it. ...Read more
Recently I have pain above the left knee with pain around the disc of the hip at the top of the leg.Also with pain at the back of leg below the knee.?
Need More Info: Need to know other things. Have you had an injury? Is this first time? Have you been ill? Is there family history of issues like this? Any abnormality in appearance ( like swelling, redness, etc) get me a litle more information and i can give you a list of possibilities or concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus
Pain: Likely pull/strain. Probable it or intertrichanteric band problem. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Rqnging from: si joint, hip joint, or spinal. Less likely a referred pain from another organ system likea kidney stone. Spine conditions like: muscular, facet joint, disc origin, arthritis, spinal instability to name a few. If it persists past several weeks or progresses, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The upper back part of my heel has pain while walking or stretching. Standing on the front part of the foot don't help. Same pain on the heel. ??
Achilles tendon atta: This is where the Achilles tendon attaches. This needs to be evaluated. It is Achilles tendonitis. We can find this as part of a systemic inflammatory spondylarthropathy or it can be mechanical. We call this an enthesis and the inflammation entesitis. Your physician can help you identify the cause. You may need to see a rheumatologist ...Read more
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