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Running Concrete Pain Calf Causing
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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
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
Can I have artherosclerosis in legs at age 20? I have leg pain when running. I ate super unhealthy for a year, did I cause this
Leg pain: You can have atherosclerosis at age 20. It is not likely however. Leg pain while running in your situation is probably from musculoskeletal abnormalities such your shoes not compensating for poor weight bearing and excess muscle strain produced in leg muscles. See a physician for evaluation, its possible you may need shoe inserts or other steps needed rather than vascular consideration. ...Read more
I had a 3x3cm tear of the soleus muscle caused from overtraining - running.Why after 16 weeks of no running am i still getting pain in my leg ?
Tendon/Muscle pain: You may likely have tendoachilles pain if it is in the distal part of the muscle closest to the calcaneus or heel bone. This can be chronic even though the original injury is healed. You should try different shoes and maybe a heel lift to remove the stress during stance and heel off phases of walking. Running should be resumed only when the problems are resolved. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cause of throbbing leg pain at night? It wakes me up, usually running the length of my legs. Sometimes (rately) just knees down. I'm on enalapril.
I have pain on running & anterior tilted pelvis & lordosis.Leg laterally rotated & no lumbar spine reversal on forward flexion.What could be the cause?
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