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Pain From Down To Foot
Possible disc: A herniated lumbar disc [pinched nerve] can cause varying sensations; some describe as pain, cramp, electric shock, burning and you describe heat. The path described certainly makes one think of a lumbar herniated disc or sciatica. While they can cause similar symptoms, the treatment is not exactly the same. ...Read more
Irritated nerve: Often sciatic nerve pinching or paroneal nerve pinching causes this. Neuological examination and EMG may be needed. ...Read more
Nerve involvement: There's a laundry list of reasons why people experience heel pain. The fact that the pain travels up to your hip leads me to believe there is possible nerve involvement. Being seen by a podiatrist to rule out other causes of heel pain would be a good place to start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden pain behind left knee shoots down into calf all the way to foot very painfull when the pain starts I have to sit down no injury to knee.
Get checked out: One possibility is a Bakers Cyst which is an out pocketing of fluid from your knee joint capsule. can press upon surrounding structures and cause pain. other aspects to evaluate are the blood vessels in the popliteal space and the calf and hamstring tendons. ...Read more
What is and how to treat pain from hip, buttock raidiating down to back of thigh , leg and heel .
Pain radiating from left foot to leg to buttock, lower back, across groin and down right leg. Need deciding if I should go to the doctor?
You need to rest it!: The plantar fascia is inflamed and must be reversed. It will not get better from running, but will most likely get worse. The fastest way to treat this is via anti-inflammatories via orally or via cortisone injection, taping with padding and rest. When it is feeling better then you may begin passive stretching exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have pain in the right knee. Hurts to go up and down the stairs. Pain radiates all over the knee, down the leg into the ankle. What could it be?
What are the best stretches for sciatica? Pain goes from tailbone through left buttocks down leg into left ankle. Is heat or ice better?
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on youtube to see descriptions. If you can do them yourself, wonderful otherwise ask your doctor to get a referral to a good physical therapist for further assistance. Ice recommended for 1st 48 hrs, then ice or heat is fine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does sciatica always come from the lumbar region? Can you get sciatica radiating down the buttock to leg into the foot from nerve compression in the calf?
Sciatica: is not caused by nerve compression in the lower leg. You must have been issued a faulty owners manual. You had it right the first time. You can also get sciatica from compression of the nerve in the pelvis or upper thigh (in which case discomfort in the buttocks would not occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Back pain that radiates down right leg to bottom of feet. Stronger when getting up from lieing or siting. Helps to walk and stay on my feet. ?
Sciatica radiculopat: See a neurologist or orthopedist.Get a more detailed answer ›