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Tightness In Upper Leg
Soft knot lower back for years no problems. Now I bend over for few minutes, legs begin to feel numb. When mowing grass, tightness in upper right leg?
I fell on my knee the other day and there is tightness in my upper front leg when i bend my leg. Is that normal?
Get it checked out : Tis may becouse you have swelling inside the knee joint which can be a sign of an internal injury. An effusion (joint swelling) will cause tightness when you try to bend it and is a sign of something going on that may need some attention. Ice and rest if for a few days, if it does not improve, see a specialist. ...Read more
Hi sir. i do have a question. Because i do have a skin rashes on my arms and upper tight legs and they are not itchy. this rashes is almost 6months. What will i do for this?
Might a popliteal aneurysm cause the upper leg to feel like it is pushing into the lower leg with general tightness in the knee and on the sides?
Possibly: Popliteal aneurysms are a dangerous condition, as most do not cause symptoms until something catastrophic occurs; typically clots form in the aneurysm & embolize to the lower leg. This leads to emergent surgery & many times even with surgery the leg will be lost to amputation. The best way to diagnose is with ultrasound. Larger ones can be appreciated on leg exam. Sometimes tightness occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper leg calf cramp 2 days ago from swimming, hurts to straighten leg or flex foot and use heel to walk. Have always had tight leg muscles.
Muscle Pain: If there was no trauma like hitting your leg against the wall etc.Then it is pain in muscles after over use.It is common in people who do not do exercises routinely including swimming& your muscles are not used to it.With any kind of Physical Exercise you need to condition yourself.Starting small and gradually increasing the activity I suggest you rest your leg and take Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) for Pain ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does tight hamstring generally last in mid thigh above knee? One week now. Rt. Leg gets tight at mile 2. Should I consider dry needling?
First I would-: -just cut down on the distance you walk. By modifying your activity & stoping be4 you have trouble, after a few weeks gradually increase the distance by small increments & see if it goes away. Always do stretching B4 you start 2 walk, & ice the area after your walk . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I go to pt for pfs. They said I have tight leg muscles and weak thigh muscles. Today she said I have slight scoliosis. Could this cause my pfs?
If the satorius muscle in the front of both legs are so tight where it feels like it's on the inside of the thigh will it interfere with breathing?
No: Unless the pain was so great to cause you to hold your breath, the sartorial muscle is below the diaphragm and has no effect on breathing ...Read more
I have lower back tightness; however a nagging , slight burning pain the causes extreme discomfort in my hip, to the front of my leg (thigh). Not the?
Both back and: hip problems could be giving you these symptoms. You will need to be evaluated, examined and probably x-rayed to determine the cause and recommend a treatment plan. Make an appointment with your primary health care provider as a start. ...Read more
Calf locked up, now it's painful, tight, swells at ankle & foot, pain goes up to thigh all back leg pain & in bottom of foot, can't bend ankle, help?
Painfull: Calf spasms are painful. Usually they relax through weight bearing, gentle stretch, and heat before the ankle will "move". Naproxen is not the cure. Overuse (such as standing or walking in improper shoes) is the most common cause. If the pain in the back does not respond to heat, stretch and rest over the day after the calf problem relaxes, seek examination with a musculoskeletal physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The muscle in my upper thigh in left leg feels very tight what could be the reason for this i also have burning pain in my spine with this?
Whole left leg feels like pulled muscle and tight from thigh down to foot. I did nothing to injure it. No known risk factors. Could it be DVT?
Leg pain in shin with knots, tender in thigh tight at knee, goes in hip.Not red,looks pale.Had xray blood & ultrasound.What could this be?calf cramps.
Diffuse: Such diffuse symptoms are difficult to tie together. One has to focus on the area with the most pronounced discomfort which may be your knee with other symptoms being referred from or secondary to the knee disorder. Start with a consultation with an orthopedic specialist who will investigate your knee for any internal derangement. Try taking magnesium and calcium to relieve recurrent muscle cramps ...Read more
I wore compressions yesterday, and i have the thigh high ones.. woke up and where its tight around your thigh hurts now.. is that from the stockings?
If both my saTaurus muscles are extremely tight or they feel like they're writing on the inside of my thigh could that cause my adductos 2 get tight?
A muscle symphony: Several groups of muscles work in complex, almost music like arrangements to produce fluid movement.Thus when one muscle is in spasm or inhibited this delicate orchestration can be interrupted,ie throwing other nearby muscles out of alignment. Work with a physical therapist or personal trainer to restore balance.Or you can use heat, massage and a foam roller to stretch out the affected muscles. ...Read more