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Stilt Walking Cause
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
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
Possibly: Yes, especially if you have preexisting knee issues. ...Read more
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can overweight cause pain in ankle n lower leg while weightbearing post 11 mnths of severe ankle sprain?Weightbearing activity of 10 minutes causes pain
Thigh weakness: straightening leg from a bent and weight-bearing position (climbing stairs, squats, etc) = leg reflexively feels like buckling. Ideas?
Could be: A serious neurologic disorder. You need to see a doctor right away. ...Read more
My hips sway too much while walking (like females)
I drag my legs while walking causing pain
my thighs rub each other while walking causing rashes?
Many causes: This can be caused by a variety of syndromes, including muscle weakness, muscular dystrophy, myopathy, neuropathy, spinal cord injury, brain injury and similar. A neurologist or physiatrist can usually diagnose the problem after a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Try arch supports.Get a more detailed answer ›
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