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Spasm Of Ankle
Desperate to stop nocturnal leg spasms. Left ankle, right thigh cramp often. Thigh feels like string pulled taunt inside. What could cause this?
Can you get muscle spasms in your ankle? If so, will it make your ankle hurt with pressure and throb, when not moving it?
Yes: You can get muscle spasms in the muscles that control the ankle, but this sounds like something different. Do you recall injuring your ankle in any way? ...Read more
Get checked: Go to your primary care physician. At 16, it's not typical to have spasms. It may be the sign of an early neurological condition. It will help the doctor for you to keep track of when you have them, what can trigger them and how often it happens. Talk to your parents too; tell them what's going on and find out about your family medical history because it may be related. Go see you doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check circulation: People with poor circulation develop severe pain and cramping after walking short distances. If this is the case see a vascular specialist. Diabetes can affect the nerves and cause severe painful neuropathy. Severe pain can also be caused by arthritis. Pronation if severe can also cause these problems ( flat foot). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tibial plateau 1.5 yrs ago now sharp shooting pain down leg and into outside ankle. Spasms when resting( sleep hindering) constant swelling . Options?
EPain On Right Foot + Ankle. Affects Toes, Outer Side Of Foot, Ball, And Heel. Spasms On Both Sides Of Ankle W Exercise Or Walking DistanEs.No swellinG Or Redness Seen Struggle To Walk Sometimes.
Sprained my ankle a week ago, been xrayed, muscles in foot keep spasming making it painful, what can I do to help? How long does this normally last
I had a perineal tendon repair in my ankle last sept ..suddenly im having painful spasm in that area, Should i be concerned?
I am 8 days in a backslab due to sprained ankle. I'm having regular pain-free spasms slightly above and back from the ankle bone - is this normal?
Yes: However, by definition spasms are always painful so I doubt true spasms. ...Read more