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Pain in shin area after workout. Whats an adequate cooldown?

Pain in shin area after workout. Whats an adequate cooldown?

Shin Splints: You may need to warm up. You may have shin splints or tibial stress syndrome. You may need to see a sports medicine doctor for an evaluation. If you are a runner, you may need a new pair of shoes with an arch support. Stretching before and after your work out is helpful. Also cross training is recommended- running alternating with swimming, biking, elliptical, and strength training. ...Read more

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Pulsation feeling in toes and calf pain, back stretches an pt for 9months.Excercise an 1hr a day.Happens at rest and when active. No real relief help?

Pulsation feeling in toes and calf pain, back stretches an pt for 9months.Excercise an 1hr a day.Happens at rest and when active. No real relief help?

Consider vascular: Doppler studies are ultrasounds that can check for arterial and venous bloodflow. The "pulsation feeling" may be an indication that a vascular problem is present. Ask your pcp about this. Many facilities will offer free screenings for pad (peripheral arterial disease). If there is something noted, a vascular specialist may be consulted. ...Read more

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Pain deep in left calf. developed following a bad cramp during night, and intense exercise the next day. Limping, 1 inch swelling. is it DVT or other?

Pain deep in left calf. developed following a bad cramp during night, and intense exercise the next day. Limping, 1 inch swelling. is it DVT or other?

Needs ultrasound.: Calf pain associated with swelling is always a concern . Although there are many causes, and what you describe doe not sound like DVT, you want to rule out the most serious which would be a DVT. You should have a venous duplex ultrasound. ...Read more

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How to alleviate the pain in joint pain in left ankle after cardio. Should i keep exercising?

How to alleviate the pain in joint pain in left ankle after cardio. Should i keep exercising?

Have it evaluated: You need to determine the cause of the pain first. Have an orthopedist evaluate the ankle. ...Read more

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Should physical training from an osteo help with chronic Achilles soreness? Mostly happens the day after running. I wear orthotics.

Should physical training from an osteo help with chronic Achilles soreness? Mostly happens the day after running. I wear orthotics.

Not sure: Im not sure what type of training from an osteo you are doing. Usually the problem can be calmed with physical therapy modalities, ice and nsaids if it always happens after running you may need to change your shoes, run less or work more on calf/ achilles stretching. ...Read more

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Pain deep in my left calf with swelling. made worse by walking. developed after workout following a lot of sitting around. DVT or related to workout?

Pain deep  in my left calf with swelling. made worse by walking. developed after workout following a lot of sitting around. DVT or related to workout?

Evaluation Needed: You should see your primary care, urgent care or emergency department soon. It might just be a pulled muscle but with swelling, tests need to be done to rule out DVT. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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R Achilles pain for yr.(no specific injury) diagn=tendonosis tx=PRP 6m later still bump and pain at bump, no fluid when aspirated tx=cortisone injection in bursa Looking for best post injection plan? rest time? crutches?boot? heavy runner and cyclist

R Achilles pain for yr.(no specific injury) diagn=tendonosis tx=PRP 6m later still bump and pain at bump, no fluid when aspirated tx=cortisone injection in bursa Looking for best post injection plan? rest time? crutches?boot? heavy runner and cyclist

Achilles tendonopath: Use. Boot and NSAID for one week , then advance with cycling only for a week , after which u can start up with treadmill or stair stepper . You should use half inch heel lifts in all of your shoes to reduce force going across your Achilles with each step. Monitor your progress . Reducing activity if pain is increased , stay on consistent use of NSAID for 4-6 weeks ...Read more

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Loose acl, no swelling with bottom of knee & thigh pain. Pain after short walks and 25% of weight on leg. I walk alot at college. What wil help?

Loose acl, no swelling with bottom of knee & thigh pain. Pain after short walks and 25% of weight on leg. I walk alot at college. What wil help?

Therapy: Physical therapy to strengthen the supporting muscles if the knee as can wearing a brace; if not successful or if you are an active person an ACL reconstruction may be indicated. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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The pain is mostly in the front thigh. I used to do moderate exercise which include jogging for 15-20 mins. I took a 2 month break. After that every time I jog even for two mins or do strenuous leg exercises the thighs get heavy and sore. ?

The pain is mostly in the front thigh. I used to do moderate exercise which include jogging for 15-20 mins. I took a 2 month break. After that every time I jog even for two mins or do strenuous leg exercises the thighs get heavy and sore. ?

Thigh muscle: The muscles in the front of the thigh include the medial and lateral as well as the middle thigh muscles. With pain in this location we need to have an evaluation of your hip, the other muscles of the anterior thigh such as the psoas muscles. This is something you're going to have in an evaluation even a hernia could cause a problem. Defined muscles are the rectus femoris, thelateralis andefined muscles are the rectus femoris, the best is lateralis and vastus medialis ...Read more

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Can taking a statin cause concentrated muscle/tendon pain after only 3 days? Right leg pain (outside knee area) ONLY during walking after a while.

Can taking a statin cause concentrated muscle/tendon pain after only 3 days? Right leg pain (outside knee area) ONLY during walking after a while.

Not likely but: possible. Have your doctor take a look at it. There are various statins, some cause less muscle side effects. And sometimes reducing the dose helps. ...Read more

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I have burning pain in my ankles. Mild lateal sprain. Can walk around house 10 minutes at a time. Burn ing pain usually worse after applying ice.

I have burning pain in my ankles.  Mild lateal sprain.   Can walk around house 10 minutes at a time.  Burn ing pain usually worse after applying ice.

If ice doesn't work: it is still appropriate to consider the other parts of the regiment.These include rest which if you have to be up in about means limiting your activity a/f being cleared by an MD; or a walking boot. Compression which may mean an ace bandage and elevation. SEE a podiatrist to confirm the diagnosis, as you may also have A peripheral neuropathy. finally discuss orthotics and physical therapy with MD. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right gluteal muscles and a limp due to an open book pelvic fracture 2 months ago. What are the helpful exercises and recovery time?

I have pain in my right gluteal muscles and a limp due to an open book pelvic fracture 2 months ago. What are the helpful exercises and recovery time?

See doc: see an ortho trauma specialist and get X-rays- could be your pelvis is not properly aligned- some of this may not resolve ...Read more

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Constant pain in knee and clicks when walking for 3 weeks pain now moving down to shin. No injury. Not a sports player. 25 female. What could it be?

Constant pain in knee and clicks when walking for 3 weeks pain now moving down to shin. No injury. Not a sports player. 25 female. What could it be?

Anterior knee pain: This is often caused by patello-femoral syndrome in younger women. It results from an imbalance in the muscles pulling on the kneecap which can cause inflammation (pain, clicking). Physical therapy often helps - the most important part of treatment is strengthening the quadriceps. ...Read more