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Remedies For Difficulty Climbing Stairs
Inactivity, injury: If one walks up steps, especially if overweight and/or out of shape, there can be aching in the muscles used most, thigh quadriceps. There can also be balance problems. No matter how deconditioning occurred, if someone is having problems climbing stairs that typically would not have been a challenge or caused pain, it might be time to see pcp/ physiatrist/pt provider for evaluation/exercise plan. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain, difficulty walking, knee swelling, unable to bear weight, difficulty climbing stairs, severe pain in extremity and popping or snapping sound from joint.
I broke my fib and tib 2 yrs ago. I have a rod in leg. I walk every day but still have trouble climbing stairs. What exercise is good to build muscle?
Many: Leg press, squats, lunges, leg extensions, hamstring curls, calf raises...To name a few. Bike and elliptical use are good low impact exercises. ...Read more
Diagnosed with fibro but symptoms include tiring quickly, leg aches w/ trouble climbing stairs, tonic pupil, and memory loss. Something else?
Fibro is an: insidious illness that involves multiple systems--muscles, neurological, vascular and psychiatric. Your symptoms fit, but are only four of possibly 20 or more. Here's a reference: http://www.webmd.com/fibromyalgia/understanding-fibromyalgia-symptoms Find a doc that works with this disorder, as it can present in many forms and resist treatment. Pain docs and arthritis specialists are good.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My grandson who is 10 years old was diagnosed with a stress fracture on l5. He will be fitted with a brace,but he has trouble climbing stairs and pai?
Whats the question ?: To get the most from this site, you need to provide background information and ask a clear question. You have stated some background information, but no question was posted. You are welcome to start over.Your posts are never linked and go out at random to the site. ...Read more
Feeling shaky knees from past 1 month the problem is increasing gradually started from difficulty in climbing stairs now cant walk properly..age=24/F?
See your doctor ASAP: Whenever someone is 24 and gradually loses the ability to walk normally, it needs evaluation. You should see your doctor or a neurologist ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more
My legs are rigid and painful, difficulty walking straight and with balance. I find it hard just to get up from sitting or climbing stairs. Any ideas?
See MD: This is not normal for someone of your age; you need to be assessed by a doctor soon. ...Read more