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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Lower Leg Weakness

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What is the definition or description of: Lower leg weakness?

What is the definition or description of: Lower leg weakness?

Foot to leg.: Described as a weakness in the muscle strength of the muscles located in the leg area, between the knee and the foot. These muscles have a primary purpose of influencing the foot's movement in relation to the leg. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Lower Leg Weakness (Definition)

Described as a weakness in the muscle strength of the muscles located in the leg area, between the knee and the foot. These muscles have a primary purpose of influencing the foot's movement in ...Read more


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Why do I have foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Why do I have foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Foot numbness: If its unilateral, it could be due to spine related problem. If bilateral, more systemic cause is likely, eg diabetes, neuropathy. ...Read more

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Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

Best way to treat foot numbness & lower leg weakness?

It depends: The cause of the weakness and numbness needs to be determined before rendering treatment. ...Read more

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A wk ago I sat for 5 hrs crosslegged, with some pain especially near the end. The bottom of my foot is still tingling and feel lower leg weakness?

A wk ago I sat for 5 hrs crosslegged, with some pain especially near the end.  The bottom of my foot is still tingling and feel lower leg weakness?

Nerve issue: It sounds like your position may have put pressure on part of your sciatic nerve. Give it a few weeks. If it doesn't improve, may want to have it checked by a Chiropractor. ...Read more

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Is foot numbness and lower leg weakness a nerve problem or a muscle problem?

Is foot numbness and lower leg weakness a nerve problem or a muscle problem?

Nerves: Typically numbness points to nerves. Numbness associated with weakness is concerning for spine disease (pinched nerves). You should consult a physician for evaluation sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Can lower leg weakness be a part of type 2 diabetes?

Can lower leg weakness be a part of type 2 diabetes?

Vascular disease: Lower leg weakness can be a sign of many things including diabetes, type ii. Diabetes can cause pad and swelling in the legs leading to heaviness and weakness in the legs. If you have concerns please visit a podiatrist for an evaluation or visit www.Eastpennfoot.Com for more information. ...Read more

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Can lower leg weakness be attributed to type 2 diabetes?

Can lower leg weakness be attributed to type 2 diabetes?

Yes: A complication of diabetes mellitus, no matter what type 1 or 2, is peripheral neuropathy. Weakness but more commonly numbness are symptoms of neuropathy. You should consult with your physician urgently regarding this weakness. ...Read more

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Is having lower leg weakness a frequent part of type 2 diabetes?

Is having lower leg weakness a frequent part of type 2 diabetes?

Not frequent but: Could happen. Weakness in the leg in diabetes caused by neuropathy because of the effect on the sensory nerve more than motor nerve in diabetes, weakness does not happen often. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

What can cause  severe lower back pain and leg weakness?

Could be referred : Low back pain with radiation down one side of the leg could be due to a pinched nerve. If you injured your back, strained muscles of the back and hip can irritate a nerve or cause a herniated disc which pinches the nerve. Fortunately this can be resolved non-operatively in most cases. Moist heat, light stretching and over the counter anti-inflammatory medications may help. Persists? See you doctor. ...Read more

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I'd spina bifida, later 1y ago i have untethering due to swelling in the lower spine. from then i've leg weakness.age25 unable to walk,before able to.

I'd spina bifida, later 1y ago i have untethering due to swelling in the lower spine. from then i've leg weakness.age25 unable to walk,before able to.

Spina bifida: If you have progressive weakness and unable to walk after release of a tethered cord then return to see your neurosurgeon. There may be a new structural problem or you may need physical and occupational therapies to restore your ability to walk. ...Read more

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What does having leg pain, leg weakness, lower back stiffness, weightloss, and mental unclearity or confusion/spaciness mean?

What does having leg pain, leg weakness, lower back stiffness, weightloss, and mental unclearity or confusion/spaciness mean?

Weakness: A combination of those generalized symptoms in a young person, deserves immediate attention. Please find a local physician as soon as possible, and have a proper work up done. It most likely will require physical examination, lab work, and possible advanced imaging studies. Please seek help soon! ...Read more

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I am having leg weakness and bowel incontinence. I feel pressure in my lower back. It is getting worse day by day. What should I do?

I am having leg weakness and bowel incontinence.  I feel pressure in my lower back.  It is getting worse day by day. What should I do?

Here are some ...: You should see a professional now to make sure of no nerve compression to spinal cord by disc herniation. Don't wait. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Would worsening lower spine damage cause bone on bone pain and leg weakness? Prev MRI diagnosis annular tear, ddd, scoliosis...

Would worsening lower spine damage cause bone on bone pain and leg weakness?  Prev MRI diagnosis annular tear, ddd, scoliosis...

Possibly: Your brief description of MRI findings demonstrate degenerative disease which would get slowly worse with time. If the leg weakness is new, i would see your doctor and get evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with general anxiety hypohondria i feel pain legs hands lower upper back stomach and leg weakness is this normal?

I have been diagnosed with general anxiety hypohondria i feel pain legs hands lower upper back stomach and leg weakness is this normal?

Not normal: It is difficult to say, you may have something called fibromyalgia. I assume you have had a battery of testing done, but your question is are the symptoms "normal". I would say they're not normal for an average person and you should look into treatment for them. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with hypohondria and general anxiety but i feel pain hips back uper nd lower hands legs stomach and leg weakness is this normal?

I have been diagnosed with hypohondria and general anxiety but i feel pain hips back uper nd lower hands legs stomach and leg weakness is this normal?

Not normal: I'm assuming that your physician has run many tests and cannot find a physical cause. Therefore the hypochondria diagnosis and possibly a tendency to experience anxiety in physical symptoms. If this is the case, consider psychotherapy to include techniques to reduce anxiety and pain. Psychodynamic therapy can often help to uncover the source of these symptoms too. ...Read more

Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Leg Weakness (Definition)

Motor strength is usually graded from one to five with five being normal. Any motor grade of the lower extremity that is less than five would be classified ...Read more