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Toe Flexion Involuntary Bending
Not toes, but foot.: The gastroc and soleus muscles do not plantarflex the toes they plantarflex the foot. These 2 muscle come together and form the achilles tendon attaching on the back of the heel. There are multiple muscles both in the foot and leg that are involved in plantarflexing the toes. The main PF muscles are the flexor digitorum longus for digits 2, 3, 4, 5 and flexor hallucis longus for the big toe. ...Read more
I have a history of compartment sydrome /fasciotomy to my left foot. I'm having an "electrical" shooting pain to 3 toes upon plantar flexion of my foot.
It's a reflex.: You didn't mention which toe was plantar flexed, but, if you are referring to your big toe, it's caused by some kind of stimulus to the arch of your foot. In clinical practice, we might scrape the arch of your foot with the handle of a reflex hammer. Plantar flexion of the great toe is normal. Dorsiflexion (pointing of the toe upward) is not. But I don't know what the stimulus is in your case. ...Read more
Hello, for the past years I have been having involuntary movement on my right foot. My toes curl downwards and at times I have no control over it. I h?
Be seen: If this is bothersome, you should be seen to evaluate potential causes. Depending on the etiology the treatments will be different. A detailed history and physical examination will also be helpful in determining a diagnostic and treatment plan. ...Read more
Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?
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Sometimes flexion of random body part (middle finger, foot, upper arm), causes painful spasm. Often get "stuck" in crampy flexion. What is this?
I'm 21. Out of absolutely nowhere, developed involuntary facial, hand, foot tics on left side of my body. Occur very frequently during day. Norm MRI?
Is a prssure of 28 in the anterior compartment enough to cause involuntary foot inversion while running?
Compartment syndrome: You should see your podiatrist asap, and be evaluated for a possible lood clot in your leg. ...Read more
Constant pain near outer buttox, hip cracks with outward flexation, pain down outer thigh and tingling toes. What could be causing this?
Pain in left leg from foot to groin. Sudden onset. No prior injury. With some involuntary movements and numbness at times. Ongoing for 2 days.
Difference between tics and spasms? Involuntary foot jerks, leg movements, finger jerks, & jaw jerks that stop occurring when busy. What are these?
I had 2 dislocated toes. Surgeon put k wires in both. I had them out 2 weeks ago. However the toes are still stiff and not bending. Is this ok?
I hurt my back while bending down and it was fine afterwards but two days later I had gained slight numbness on the upper part of my left big toe?
Is it normal to feel a tendon around the lower part of the fibularis longus move when bending my toes in?
To some extent: The perineal tendons run just distal to the fibula and you could potentially feel the moving as you flex your toes/foot. If you have any concern, do not hesitate to be checked. A simple exam should be able to tell if their is anything abnormal going on. ...Read more
My big toe has curved in slightly to the 2nd toe. No problem bending toe up but some moving it down. No pain. Anything that needs attention?
Attention Required: At the very least, get an xray of your foot, as this first toe joint could be slightly damaged if you're already finding that the range of motion is affected. ...Read more
How do I treat a cut that is under my pinky toe near the bending area? It seems to be just a cut but is painful while walking. Treatment suggestion
Keep clean: Clean with mild soap and water 2 times a day. Use Bacitracin (light coat) and a band-aid. A gauze bandage wrapped around it might cushion it. Wear shoes that hurt the least. If you have not had a tetanus shot in 10 years, get one. If you have redness, pus, increased pain, warmth, swelling call MD or go to UC asap. Stay off it as much as possible, of course. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. ...Read more
Not able to run on my toes. Get breathless running short distance. Get breathless even bending for some time. Reasons and remedy?
Approximately by how many millimeters would your hamstrings stretch when you stand and touch your toes with your fingers without bending your knees?
I think that would: Depend on what your baseline was. In theory if the muscle is already stretched so that you can perform that maneuver than perhaps it would not strecth at all.......So, it would all depend on starting point etc.... ...Read more
Plantar fasciitis: Is the most likely cause, often caused by excessive tension on plantar fasciia and achilles tendon. ...Read more
Sitting in floor doing light yoga. Bent to touch toes legs straight in front. Got a spasm ever. Rt side only. Have had 3 same side. Shaving, sitting, bending?
Yoga Bearer: What, you never strained a muscle? Nice life! Part of the Yoga thing is balance. So you probably over-flexed going forward or tried it too quickly or weren't quite ready to go that far. Was your breathing balanced? Were you focused on what you were doing, or on the ice cream sundae you were going to have later? Best ask your Yoga teacher, and if you don't have one, get one. Until then, take it easy ...Read more
My toes at times lock up w/ lot of pain. My middle &ring finger locked together &pain couldn't separate them locked together side by side not bending?
See your physician: The symptoms described could be a variety of things depending on chronicity to family history to other concurrent conditions. The localization could be from the muscle to the nerve and controlling functions from the central nervous system. Your primary care physician can help sort this out and refer you to the appropriate specialist if need be. ...Read more
A heavyset girl sat on little toe in a chair. Pain on walking & bending it. Could it be broke? What can I do? Is it worth a trip to hospital?
Could be fracture: The little toe bones can break fairly easily. X-ray can tell for sure, however is rarely necessary since a fracture normally heals without treatment. The little toe can be taped to its neighbor to reduce pain. ...Read more
I have some unexplained pain. Do I need to be worried about it? My lower back hurts if I stand for too long, walk, or sit in one position. Bending over hurts. Also sometimes my arm, finger, or toe gets a sharp pain in it. Almost like its broke, but the
Multiple possible ca:
Many causes for your complaints from ligament injury to foos allergy to other underlying toxins in the body.
You would benefit from a work up to see whjat is going on in your body and to correct the problem, not just taking pain med to cover it. ...Read more