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Pain In Front Lower Leg
Torn meniscus pain on inside & front of knee also have aching pain in front of lower leg and pain in back of knee & tight feeling..related to injury?
Likely: This does sound like your symptoms are related to the injury. Pain can radiate to the lower leg and swelling in the knee can often be felt in the back of the knee. ...Read more
Possibly: There would have to be tests done to determine if the pain is the result of blood vessel blockage or just a muscular reaction to the activity. If it is blood vessel blockage it is most likely related to the diabetes. It can be treated by medication and, sometimes, surgery. If it is muscular a program of physical theray with graded exercises would help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently started. As of june 2013. Sudden pain spikes in front of lower leg, deep into bone. Deep ache follows. What could be the cause of this?
What is shin splints and what should I do to treat them? I have just started training for my first half marathon and lately I have been getting pain in the front of my lower leg. It almost feels that i can not finish my even my 5 mile runs. It has been
Shin : Shin splints is an inflammation of the ligaments and surrounding tissue that runs along the bone in the front of your lower leg (the tibia). This is common in marathon runners such as yourself because of the sheer force you are dealing with as you run and pound the pavement. This is what causes the damage. The treatment is what i like to call rice: rest, ice, compression (ace bandage) and elevation. Also take a few weeks off to give yourself time to heal. In addition you can take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication such as advil or Ibuprofen as directed. Give yourself some time, and you will be back to running very soon.. If your problem worsens or persists seek care from your doctor right away. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 14 weeks pregnant and have a horrible pain in my lower leg front and back and upper foot..is this normal and why???
Shin splints: See a podiatrist for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I get awful pain in the front of my right lower leg that i can only describe as bone pain. Is there anything that can be done to help/relieve this?
Take tylenol or Ibu-: Profen for pain. Get it checked by your gp, as you need to be investigated with an xray, at least. Resting would be helpful. A detailed history would be worthwhile. ...Read more
My uncle and I where playing soccer and He Smacked the ball hard at my Lower Leg when I bend my toes I have pain up the front of my leg?
Bruised shin: Hopefully your shin is just bruised. Try icing it and applying aspercream It might take a while, but if it doesn't improve, you will need to get an xray to make sure that it is not broken. ...Read more
Whenever i run fast, my lower leg ( espically the bone at front ) gets in pain, though i warm up, did x-rays and everything was good..?
Leg pain: Possibilities: inflammatory issues such as periostitis, medial distal tibia stress syndrome, shin splints, or possible exercise induced compartment syndrome. Early stress fractures are often not detected on initial xrs. Consider having a bone scan or MRI if symptoms persist despite rest and conservative treatment. ...Read more
Pain in lower leg near ankle in muscles on outside and front of lower leg when walking. Esp on hard surfaces (vs. Grass/carpet). How can I reduce pain?
Better foot control: May have tendinitis or capsulitis. These are inflammatory problems that are usually secondary to overuse and foot function. Icing daily, antiinflammatories, rest(no weight bearing fitness activity), good shoes and support. Improving foot function with the right shoe and support can help improve problems and reduce the chance of an overuse injury in the future. Have your problem evaluated. Dr l. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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