Top
20
Doctor insights on: The Back Of My Legs Ache

Share
1

1
The back of my feet hurts from middlle to the back my feet?

The back of my feet hurts from middlle to the back my feet?

Plantar fascitis: Sounds like plantar fascitis, associated with arch pain and the heel. Calf stretches and supportive arch supports and shoes will aid in reducing the pain. If it continues, seek your local podiatrist for an evaluation and possibly more advanced therapies. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Nolan Segal
1,126 doctors shared insights

Leg Pain (Definition)

Pain in lower ...Read more


2

2
I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

I have tightness and pain on the back of my legs in the thighs. Pain on left side back of thigh and tightness in back of other areas of both thighs.

Common complaint: What is your usual level of activity? Have you done any extra-ordinary exercise? Walking up stairs? Heavy lifting? All of these things can cause 'tightness.' Usually just muscular in nature. Of course if you're having other complaints like foot weakness, instability of your gait, difficulty/losing control of urine - bowel ; you should see a doctor. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Sometimes the back of my thigh goes numb and tingly and this feeling shoots down the back of my thigh. What causes this?

Sometimes the back of my thigh goes numb and tingly and this feeling shoots down the back of my thigh. What causes this?

Some Nerve: Most likely this relates to compression of the sciatic nerve or its roots in the lumbar portion of the spinal cord. It is a fairly common "non-vascular" problem and depending on the severitly may require further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
what causes burning on the back of the legs and sometimes sharp pains in the knees

what causes burning on the back of the legs and sometimes sharp pains in the knees

Nondiagnostic: Without more information these symptoms are nondiagnostic and could be due to muscular or vein problems. Sharp knee pains can have different causes also. If your symptoms are frequent consult your Physician who may refer you to a rheumatologist, neurologist or vascular surgeon depending on your detailed history and physical examination findings. ...Read more

6

6
I have tingling, tightness, and pressure on the sides of my head and numbness in the back of my head?

I have tingling, tightness, and pressure on the sides of my head and numbness in the back of my head?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent a headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. https://www.aan.com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic?topicId=16 ...Read more

7

7
Having Sharp pain on the back of my neck comes and goes spreads top both sides of my neck?

Having Sharp pain on the back of my neck comes and goes spreads top both sides of my neck?

Come & Go Neck Pain: What are you doing when the sharp pain attacks your neck? Bending your head forward? Tilting it back? Turning your head abruptly to one side or the other? Anything traveling into the base of your skull? If attacks are noted more with tilting your head back or turning your head to the sides, then your cervical facet joints might be intermittently getting irritated. ...Read more

8

8
What causes pain in lower back and down back of legs?

What causes pain in lower back and down back of legs?

Pinched nerves: Decreased space for the nerves in the low back can results in low back pain that radiates into the lower extremities. This can be due to a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, or a variety of other reasons (including hip arthritis, poor circulation, etc.). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
Back pain in the middle of my back on the right side worsens when im laying on my back and shortness of breath?

Back pain in the middle of my back on the right side worsens when im laying on my back and shortness of breath?

Need an evaluation: To understand the cause and the treatment, please seek medical advice in person, right now. Go. Thank you. ...Read more

11

11
What is the cause of sharp pains in the sides of my head and my knees?

What is the cause of sharp pains in the sides of my head and my knees?

See details: They are likely unrelated. The possibilities are endless and you have provided no specifics. If it is a problem, see a doctor and have the problems evaluated. ...Read more

12

12
My back agony pain in front of legs?

Can be: Radicular pain is often secondary to compression or inflammation of spinal nerve. Compression of higher lumbar nerve roots such as l2, L3 and L4 can cause radicular pain into the front of the thigh and the shin. ...Read more

13

13
What causes tingling in the back of my head?

What causes tingling in the back of my head?

Irritation of nerve: Occipital nerve is major nerve supplying the skin of back of head. It may be pinched or nerve roots in the upper neck may be pinched. See a neurologist. ...Read more

14

14
I have a lot of pain in my lower back and the top of my hips ?

Low back and hip: There are many causes - facet arthropathy, disc degeneration, muscular, hip issues, si joint issues, pelvic issues. Many things can give you this type of pain - please have yourself evaluated further. ...Read more

15

15
I have a tight pulling pain in the lower back and a cramp pain in my buttock running down the back of the leg?

I have a tight pulling pain in the lower back and a cramp pain in my buttock running down the back of the leg?

WeaslesRipMyFlesh!!!: Is there a German Shepard clamped onto your butt?Or it just feels like that?Or maybe it's like someone stuck you in the lower butt with a hot poker with molten lead running down the back of your leg?Or maybe like a weasel crawled into your but and is gnawing its way out by way of your leg?Or...well,you get the picture-- i mean I get the picture. Sounds like sciatica and you should see your doctor ...Read more

16

16
My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

My right side of my neck hurts and part of my back. Could this cause numbness in my hands and feet?

Yes: This could mean that the cervical neck bones are pinching off the spinal cord. There ae other reasons too such as carpal tunnel syndrome, radiculopathy, neuropathy. See a neurologist soon for some tests. ...Read more

17

17
What causes pain in your lower back and radiates down back of legs?

Pinched nerves: Decreased space for the nerves in the low back can results in low back pain that radiates into the lower extremities. This can be due to a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, or a variety of other reasons (including hip arthritis, poor circulation, etc.). ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Fainted and hit my head on the wall.. Now suffering with neck pain and pain all around my head mostly towards the back of my head.

Fainted and hit my head on the wall.. Now suffering with neck pain and pain all around my head mostly towards the back of my head.

Syncope/Concussion: What you are describing is a mild concussion with neck strain and occipital tension headache. You should seek medical evaluation as soon as possible to get evaluated for the cause of syncope and evaluate your neck and head. ...Read more

19

19
What could the pain in the back of my head and neck be?

See your doctor: It is difficult to answer this question, without truly assessing you in person. There're many reasons for headaches and neck pain. Therefore a visit to your doctor is really warranted. ...Read more

20

20
Hurting on the front of my left hip. Tingling and numbness in my left thigh. I feel a weird movement of my muscles on the same thigh. ?

Hurting on the front of my left hip. Tingling and numbness in my left thigh. I feel a weird movement of my muscles on the same thigh. ?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, I would not hesitate to be seen. Among the two more common causes are an irritation of a nerve in your back or an irritation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the pelvis (meralgia parasthetica). A detailed exam will likely show the cause. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
1,732 doctors shared insights

Aches (Definition)

Aches are ...Read more