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Doctor insights on: Stilt Walking Cause

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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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Can walking barefoot cause back problems?

Can walking barefoot cause back problems?

No but walking is : great form of exercise overall and especially for people with back issues unless it is due to spinal stenosis then biking would be a better alternative. ...Read more

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Could prolonged standing cause leg and back pain/spasms?

Could prolonged standing cause leg and back pain/spasms?

Back pain: Yes. Impingement of lumbar nerve roots from bone spurs, ligament overgrowth, and herniated discs can cause radiating leg pain with prolonged standing. Gravity contributes to narrowing where the nerve root exits from the spinal canal. ...Read more

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Can extremely tight leg adductors cause pelvic instability?

Can extremely tight leg adductors cause pelvic instability?

Possibly: Tight adductor & other hip muscle imbalances can cause back and hamstring troubles.Tight adductors could inhibit the gluteus medius.The gluteus muscle does help to support the body when you are standing on 1 leg.Thus,it would be food to see a Physical therapist & to consider incorporating a program of Core Pilates,after a thorough evaluation from a Sports Medicine MD as there are also other causes ...Read more

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Could prolonged standing cause leg problems?

Could prolonged standing cause leg problems?

Prolonged standing: You may have some venous problems that can cause swelling. Pain and tiredness may be nerve compression in your low back region. Be mindful of shoes you wear. You may need support stockings as well. Also, do not stand-try to walk to help the Calf muscles milk your legs in order to push edema up through your leg veins. Good luck ...Read more

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Could wearing flip flops cause muscle and leg pain?

Absolutely: Podiatrists hate flip flops for that very reason. Stop wearing them, wear athletic shoes (cross trainers, etc) for a while and see if that improves your pain. If not, see a doctor. ...Read more

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I couldnt extend my toes during standing or walking what ls cause and trtment?

I couldnt extend my toes during standing or walking what ls cause and trtment?

Can't tell: Without examination. Likely contraction of tendons that attach to toes but without exam hard to say why. ...Read more

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Can a herniated disc cause bilateral leg pain(burning, tingling) mostly front of legs after exertion(walking fast, uphill, climbing stairs, etc.)?

Can a herniated disc cause bilateral leg pain(burning, tingling) mostly front of legs after exertion(walking fast, uphill, climbing stairs, etc.)?

Absolutely: Yes, although there are other potential causes as well. A detailed exam and review of your studies will likely yield the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Can excessive squatting cause hip burcitus?

Can excessive squatting cause hip burcitus?

Hip Bursitis: Yes, the most common causes of bursitis are repetitive motions or positions that irritate the bursae around a joint. The most common bursas involved around the hip are at the greater trochanteric area were the hip abductors cross to insert. Also the anterior hip has the iliopectineal bursa under the iliopsoas muscle (this is a hip flexor). ...Read more

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After deconditioning from fall/pelvic fracture, can control of leg on that side be lost (shaky, sways when trying to stand)? Can standing hurt knee?

After deconditioning from fall/pelvic fracture, can control of leg on that side be lost (shaky, sways when trying to stand)? Can standing hurt knee?

Yes, not likely: Your quadriceps muscles atrophy very quickly. Within the first three weeks of inactivity, they become very weak and it is difficult to stand comfortably, let alone walk. Unless there was further leg injury, i would not expect you to hurt your knee. It is more likely that you are experiencing referred pain from the pelvis injury. Seek help from a physical therapist in getting your strength back. ...Read more

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Can a tight belt whilst sitting down for long periods cause severe calf pain in both legs ?

Calf pain: Calf pain is not typically from a tight belt, however it can be caused by sitting down for long periods of time. Movement such as walking, stretching, biking, swimming and jogging can increase the blood flow and decrease the risk of blot clots in the lower legs. If you are having pain or tightness in the back of both calves you must go to urgent care as this can be life threatening! ...Read more

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What causes extreme difficulty walking after a leg workout?

What causes extreme difficulty walking after a leg workout?

Overuse injury: Whenever we overuse our muscles, they tend to hurt and can get stiff. The theory behind this is that there can be a build up of Lactic Acid in the muscles due to the over exercise of the muscles without enough oxygen getting to the muscle. One must exercise and have periods of rest in between the workouts to help the muscles recover. ...Read more

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Can a fractured vertebrae cause severe leg pain upon walking?

Yes: If the fracture is causing compression or irritation to a nerve root in the lumbar spine it will cause "sciatica" or nerve pain in the leg. ...Read more

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I have a crouched trembling gait due to pelvic fracture. What brace would reduce knee flexion?

I have a crouched trembling gait due to pelvic fracture. What brace would reduce knee flexion?

No brace but exercis: If you can you need to do quadriceps exercises to both strengthen your thigh muscles to support you when you can stand and walk fractures take 6 weeks to heal. Be certain to do range of motion to maintain motion in the hips and ankles and feet as well as your knees. This will avoid contractures. ...Read more