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Loss Of Muscle Mass In The Calf Lower Leg
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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Massive pain isolated in middle of back. Constant muscle twitching all over body primarily in legs. Weakness in left leg and arm. mri of neck normal?
See orthopedics : Because of your past history of giant cell tumor it is important to find out why the knee is swollen. It is normal for muscles around a joint to become weak and lose mass if the joint is painful or has loss of function. You should see an orthopedics surgeon soon. ...Read more
Pain tingling in calf and pain in arch of foot. Numbness in Achilles. Slight swelling at base of calf muscle in right leg. Any ideas what's wrong?
Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. the pain in the arch could be tednonitis - the posterior tibial tendon - when injured it can cause deep calf soreness and arch pain especially behind the ankle area. 3. tarsal tunnel syndrome I would suggest you see a Podiatrist or Foot & Ankle doctor ...Read more
Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Pain: Likely pull/strain. Probable it or intertrichanteric band problem. ...Read more
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
Injury to R foot 6m ago. Disuse atrophy to lower leg. Muscle twitching along inner aspect of foot, now up to inside of leg to calf. Suggestions?
Feeling lousy overall. Have pain in back of leg in upper part of calf. Hurts more when tighten muscle. What could cause that?
Small ball-like lump in back of thigh under buttocks and swollen back of thigh muscle with pain down to the knee and in groin?
Dull Pain in groin, inside of thigh, behind knee and in calf - is this likely muscular or vascular?
Not vascular: Age unknown w. pain unilateral groin, thigh, posterior knee & calf suggests neural impingement absent vascular involvement & swelling distal leg. Sacroiliac joint disorder can arouse sciatica & groin pain. Other considerations: Sartorious Syndrome & Pyriformis Syndrome. Vertebral stenosis w. nerve root impingements does not typically refer pain to groin. Osteopaths discern soft tissue disorders. ...Read more
Cramping: It may be an electrolyte imbalance need to get some lab work it may also be related to some of the medications you are taking. ...Read more
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
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