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Lower Leg Pain (Overview)

Any type of discomfort from the knee to the ankle.


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What can cause lower leg pain?

What can cause lower leg pain?

You name it...: You would have to be more specific as to what is the exact nature, location, duration, onset, course, associated symptoms, and timing. It could just be the beginning of arthritis, muscle pains, nerve impingement, sprains, strains, etc. ...Read more

Lower Leg Pain (Overview)

Any type of discomfort from the knee to the ankle.


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How to treat lower leg pain that develops when exercising?

How to treat lower leg pain that develops when exercising?

Exrcise pain: I recommend stretching before and after exercising, it reduce injury and pain. ...Read more

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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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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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What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

What's the cause of my hip n lower leg pain?

See your physician: Hip and lower leg pain can have many causes, ranging from minor to serious. See your physician for an evaluation to find the specific cause that is affecting you so that you can get proper treatment for it. ...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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What exercises can I do to prevent shin splints and lower leg pain after running?

What exercises can I do to prevent shin splints and lower leg pain after running?

Stretches: Shin splints are frustrating for sure! tight heel cords (achilles tendons in the back of the leg at the ankle) can contribute, so doing stretches for that muscle before and after running can help-wall push-ups with legs straight, etc. See link for that and other suggestions: http://tinyurl.Com/d5qxtk4. ...Read more

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About once a month, I get lower leg pain. Is that ok or bad?

Depends: Can you be more specific? Is it after heavy activity or random? How severe is the pain? An ultrasound may be necessary if the pain is moderate to severe without any injury or activity related, otherwise you should start with an xray. ...Read more

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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more