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Have built up running 12km on concrete in 6 mos but have gradual increasing pain in lower inner calf, what could be causing this?

Have built up running 12km on concrete in 6 mos but have gradual increasing pain in lower inner calf, what could be causing this?

Shin Splints: This is most likely what is known as shin splints, which is on the inner side of the shin bone where the calf muscles attach. Could also be a stress fracture, calf strain, or exertional compartment syndrome. If it doesn't get better with ice, stretching, and some cross training (stay off the concrete and swim or bike some), might want to see a specialist. Replace running shoes if over 6 months old. ...Read more

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Pulled my right ankle last Friday and hurt my left one running on concrete, I have pain near the Achilles and it throbs up my leg, what could this be?

Pulled my right ankle last Friday and hurt my left one running on concrete, I have pain near the Achilles and it throbs up my leg, what could this be?

Tendinitis: you probably strained ligaments in your ankle and possibly the Achilles tendon and your other ankle. These are minor and Charise which can become inflamed and are often treated with anti-inflammatory medications, rest, and ice. ...Read more

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I'm a new runner. After running, I have some pain in my left leg (upper calf muscle and inside of my foot). What could cause this? Thanks!

I'm a new runner. After running, I have some pain in my left leg (upper calf muscle and inside of my foot). What could cause this? Thanks!

Stretch!: Make sure you do your warm up and cool down stretches each time you run. This will help your calf muscles and arches from getting strained. Also make sure your shoes are in good repair and not excessively worn, and make sure you are getting adequate arch support. If these measures do not help, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is an ache in my back and running down my leg cause for concern?

Is an ache in my back and running down my leg cause for concern?

Yes: Yes, the referral of the pain down the back of the leg could be sciatic nerve pain, which needs the attention of a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bow leg .Running long distance race 5-21km will have any bad effect on my leg ? Will it cause my leg to become more bow ?

Maybe: If you have bow legs you might develop medial (inner) knee joint arthritis in the long run, but in the short term your knees should not bow any more just by running. You only live once, if you love to run, run, but beware that you could have problems in the future. ...Read more

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I will be running and all of a sudden I will feel a sharp pain in one of my ankles (it happens to both) and it will cause my leg to give out.Whats up?

I will be running and all of a sudden I will feel a sharp pain in one of my ankles (it happens to both) and it will cause my leg to give out.Whats up?

Running and ankle: pain. There are a number of POSSIBILITIES and you need to see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. One POSSIBILITY is Osgood-Schlatters disease. Here's a link http://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/osgood-schlatter-disease Please do not self-treat but see your doc to be safe and heal properly. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Pain at the shin of leg when running. What are the causes please ? Thank you.

Pain at the shin of leg when running. What are the causes please ? Thank you.

Shin splints: Pain in the shins when running is commonly known as "shin splints." if you have no other symptoms and lack redness, this is your likely diagnosis. Shin splints are difficult to treat and can be a chronic problem. I tell my patients take some time off running and consider icing the area after a run. Sometimes it may help to run on a softer surface such as grass. ...Read more

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I am having a running warm water sensation in the back of my right leg , also pain in my back for 2 weeks now what can be the cause?

See a physician : You need to see a doctor. He needs to ask your detail histroy and will examine and then let you know if you have a herniated disc ? ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes a person to have leg cramps while running?

Can anyone tell me what causes a person to have leg cramps while running?

Muscle cramp: That could be 2/2 electrolyte imbalance, dehydration, overuse of muscle, injury to muscle, some medications like statin, depression med and birth control pills, low blood supply to the legs, please see your provider for evlauation. stay hydrated while running. ...Read more

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