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Progressive Leg Spasticity Stiffness
I am having soreness and stiffness in my leg. Is that considered spasticity? Also, what can be done to keep the leg warm. Is this something a primary care or neurology should handle?
See below: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more
Joint, vascular: Leg stiffness can be related to joint, bone, circulation or neurologic issues. Your evaluation would say is it with activity, sitting, rest, sleep? We need to characterize the pain in order to clarify the pain. How it is influenced by activity can be a clue to its origin. ...Read more
A number of things: There are a number of possible causes for it. Lack of movement can cause accumulation of fluid in the leg tissues and this can make you stiff and sore. Low back trouble can do it as can nerve irritation. If you have visible swelling associated with the pain, there is the possibility that it could be a blood clot, especially if it was a several hour long drive. ...Read more
Exercise: Am pain upon arising is usually just related to some degenerative changes that cause some muscular tightness that usually resolves once up & about but may be an early warning of things to come if not proactive in terms of regular exercise including stretching, core strengthening and cardiovascular routines. Weight control is important as is cessation of smoking if you have this habit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have stiffness in my left leg. No pain. Still do physical activities. when i sit longer than 25mins it gets stiff and i feel a minor pinch. ?
Is it normal to still feel pain stiffness in back in the right and middle side and leg 7 weeks after microdiscetomy still not feeling active as before?
Sadly, yes: These symptoms are not uncommon after surgery and may linger. ...Read more
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