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Sciatica Shin Pain
Pain started in low back then next day started hutton in lower leg pain in back went away and pain in thigh and calf doctor said sciatica?
Not uncommon: Many people who rupture or herniate a disk have initial back pain, and as this insult 2 the disk space improves and leg pain from pressure on the adjacent nerve root results in the leg pain. Some have only leg pain & no back & others have both @ the same time. It needs an eval by a spine surgeon, & proper imaging.Aimaging . After this is complete a plan of action will B discussed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Myth or Fact? And why do you say? Body pain worse on Cold Days! I am experiencing lower leg pain and low back pain.
Fact: Muscle tend to tense up during cold. It is the response before shivering to generate more heat. The muscle tension may worsen the pain. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Doctor gave me injection for Bursitis about a month ago. It has not helped and pain is getting worse. It hurts in hip and shin. Could it be Sciatica?
I have pain in my lower leg, moves around from shin to calf to ankle for 3 days now. Worried about a blood clot but also have had sciatica.What to do?
Clear blood test at er for chest tightness.Out of town noticed round bruise on shin with raised clear center. Feels like sciatica.Clot?
Is not being able to wear a night splint due to shin cramping due to shin edema(tib/fib mri) or sciatica(herniated disc mri, no back pain)?
Short leg: Depends on where the shin pain is, front, inside or outside leg. If only one leg and i assume on the inside of the leg, you may have a short leg. Your foot rolls in and that causes the muscle to work over time to stabilize you. Wearing heels raises the angle of your feet and puts the muscle in a different position so it doesn't have to work as hard. I would recommend seeing a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back and shin pain: Cross train, periods of relative rest, ice, heat, adequate warmup and stretching--especially hamstrings. Try some shorter workouts til pain lessens. ...Read more
Every night get severe shin pain in 1 leg- not from exercise. I have smouldering mm and it was xrayed a year ago nad but wear and tear found.Any ideas?
Shin splint?: Can be a chronic and painful condition.C ur pcp or orthopedist for further evaluation.Btw , routine x-rays are normal with this condition. Good luck. ...Read more
Resistance condition: Resistance conditioning should help. Try putting a bean bag on the top of your foot and then bending your ankle to lift your toes up. As you lift your toes tip them so the sole of your foot faces outward. That motion should strengthen the muscle that is usually responsible for shin splints. In addition, balancing up on your tip toes is another good exercise to strengthen those muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shin splints: This is traumatic compressive damage to the muscle running along the shin bone. The muscle is in a compartment and if it swells from the repeated banging of certain exercises, you will get pain that can be severe. You can use ice to help, pre treat with Ibuprofen in the future, and get some advice from an exercise therapist about how to minimize this in the future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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