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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Foot pain on outside of foot when walk or climb stairs?

Foot pain on outside of foot when walk or climb stairs?

Short leg: Generally pain on the outside of one foot is from a short leg providing you have not had trauma to your foot or leg. I would need more infromation to give a better answer, such as hip pain one side, low back pain one side, is the pain in the foot at the midpoint of the outside of the foot, abnormal shoe wear as one shoe wears different than the other? See a podiatrist for better diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does walking on treadmill hurt arthritic knees is stationary bike better?

Does walking on treadmill hurt arthritic knees is stationary bike better?

A stationary bike is: best as you can ease the insult to your joints. But 4 osteoporosis then plain walking on level ground is best, as well as gentle arm weight exercises. This puts some stress on your non weight bearing bone and aids in treating bothoosteoporosis as well as sarcopenia or muscle loss. Bones need to be stressed to remain healthy. ...Read more

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What causes legs to shake when walking down stairs?

What causes legs to shake when walking down stairs?

Very unusual symptom: It is difficult to understand what exactly you mean without watching you when you walk down stairs. In any case see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Painful knee when standing or walking.?

It depends: Knee pain can be a torn cartilage or arthritis. If it hurts getting up from a chair or going dwon the stairs, you may have patella chondromalacia, an irregularity in the surface of the back of the kneecap. For every pound someone is overweight its an extra 4 lbs. On the knee, so this can make a small problem hurt worse. To know what is going on you probably need an x-ray and possibly an mri. ...Read more

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Knee pain squatting. Slightly squishy + swollen. Hurts swiveling not walking. Feels stiff walking. No pain resting. Thoughts?

Meniscus tear?: Your symptoms of pain w/ squatting , twisting and turning associated w/ swelling may indicate a meniscus( cartilage) tear.The meniscus can tear as we get older w/minimal trauma as the water content diminishes and it becomes more 'brittle' and less 'elastic '. See your board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Pain/pressure in knee and ankle when i walk or stand. Slight cramoing and pain in foot also whike resting, standing or walking. 28/f. Healthy.?

Pain/pressure in knee and ankle when i walk or stand.  Slight cramoing and pain in foot also whike resting, standing or walking.  28/f.  Healthy.?

I would : Entertain the possibility of a mechanical cause such as a flatfoot or hyper pronated foot. Arthritic possibilities must also be considered. Finally, pain in one joint, could be the problem which ultimately causes pressure on the next...So a physical exam in person by a doctor would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Sudden pain on top of foot, was not doing amytjong. Hurts to bend toes, flex or point foot, walk up/down stairs not so much when walking regular.

Sudden pain on top of foot, was not doing amytjong. Hurts to bend toes, flex or point foot, walk up/down stairs not so much when walking regular.

Injury to tendons: Many times we strain ligaments and tendons, without realizing or remembering. When you injure an extensor tendon(function in raising the toes and foot) it will hurt to flex and point your toes. The injury only hurts at the end range of motion. We tend to keep walking on such injures and they become slow to heal. Resting such injuries, result in a faster recovery. ...Read more

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Hear crushing noise in both kness when walking up some stairs?

Hear crushing noise in both kness when walking up some stairs?

Arhtiritis: Thank you for the great question. Crunching and pain in both knees is a common complaint typically occurs later in life. Most of the time, this is a sign of "osteoarthritis". Basically your joints are not as young as they used to be! You should see your doctor for a proper evaluation. The best way to treat OA is with exercise, stretching and over the counter pain medicines as needed. ...Read more

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Does walking on hardwood floors make feet hurt?

Does walking on hardwood floors make feet hurt?

Lack of suuport: When you walk on a hardwood floor, especially while barefoot, you lose all support for your arch and no longer have any cushioning for the bottoms of your feet. Both of these situations will be very uncomfortable, as well as potentially detrimental to your feet. ...Read more

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Weird leg weakness and tiredness. Seems weak when climbing stairs?

Weird leg weakness and tiredness.  Seems weak when climbing stairs?

Leg weakness: Could be claudication, a serious symptom pf pad. Needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Difficulty breathing after exercise like walking up ramp?

Difficulty breathing after exercise like walking up ramp?

Get it checked out: It can be as simple as being out of shape or as difficult as asthma or as dangerous as a heart attack. Find out! ...Read more

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Hard breathing after walking up stairs ?

Hard breathing after walking up stairs ?

Needs to be checked: This difficulty in breathing after walking up stairs needs to be checked asap.It may be due to your heart or some problem with your lungs .We don't have enough information to tell you what it could be .Are you a smoker, do you have high blood pressure,and/or high Cholesterol? I suggest you make an appointment with your doctor and get yourself checked ...Read more

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Tkr --4.5 months later.Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago . 125 bend

Tkr --4.5 months later.Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago . 125 bend

Likely Lumbar spine : Many people that have arthritic knees also have arthritic lower backs. When the low back is arthritic the usual symptoms are low back pain, weakness of legs, radiating pain down one or both legs, numbness and tingling. The usual scenario for an otherwise good tkr not going well is persistent or progressive low back problems radiating down the legs. This often results in poor recovery, stiffness. ...Read more

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Fell of JetSki. Thigh hurts walking , standing sitting. Can't press down on bike pedal. Going up and downstairs hurts. And a pickle feeling sitting .

Fell of JetSki. Thigh hurts walking , standing sitting. Can't press down on bike pedal. Going up and downstairs hurts. And a pickle feeling sitting .

Charlie horse: Sounds like a contusion of the quadrates muscles of the anterior thigh, commonly known as a charlie horse. Rest , anti-inflammatories, stretching and ice should help. If not seek further care. ...Read more