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Doctor insights on: Weak Thigh Bones Muscles

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have had upper front thigh off and on for a few months. Not sure if it muscle or bone pain? How can you tell difference? It hurts both standing or laying down and it seems to hurt worse at night. I don't recall doing anything unusual to cause it. Seems

I have had upper front thigh off and on for a few months. Not sure if it muscle or bone pain? How can you tell difference? It hurts both standing or laying down and it seems to hurt worse at night. I don't recall doing anything unusual to cause it. Seems

A Neuralgia: Anterior thigh pain that comes and goes is likely a soft tissue problem and meralgia paresthetica is a good bet. See a Neurologist. The cause is oft related to wearing a tight waistband or wide firm belt that presses into the anterior thigh and bruises a nerve that transits longitudinally along the anterior thigh. ...Read more

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How can I make my hips bigger? I was told a lot of horseback riding helps build muscle on the thighs & adjust your hip bones

How can I make my hips bigger? I was told a lot of horseback riding helps build muscle on the thighs & adjust your hip bones

Hips: Horseback riding may help improve muscle tone but will not make your hips wider. Exercises targeted to muscles in the area which you want bigger may be useful. Consider discussing this issue with a personal trainer. ...Read more

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I have transverse process injury since last week ,i feel pain in bottom of spinal chord ,thigh bone and in muscles.pls snd solution and recovery time?

I have transverse process injury since last week ,i feel pain in  bottom of spinal chord ,thigh bone and in muscles.pls snd solution and recovery time?

These are treated : Like a muscle strain as the fractures to the bone are a result of a sudden contraction of the muscle which instead of tearing muscle tissues the force generated by the muscles causes the transverse process to fracture. They heal over a few weeks with no specific treatment other than time, restriction of activities and OTC meds. ...Read more

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What would cause server leg cramp . Deep in the thigh bone down to back of calve muscles and hurts to walk?

Multiple causes: Can be blood clot, lumbar referred pain, muscle injury, vascular problem, local bone or soft tissue problem . Should be checked out. ...Read more

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Burning Pain from foot bridge to thigh whole leg pain is on the inside, feels like on the bone not skin or muscle. Pain scale is 8. Lower bck pain too?

Lumbar radiculopathy: likely lumbar radicular pain. quick onset, burning, sharp, shooting pain like this is probably from nerve impingement from your spine, given your age - likely a disk. see your PCP for a referral for pain medicine eval, they may get an MRI to see and you may be a candidate for an ESI in addition to anti-inflammatory meds (tylenol, NSAIDs), PT and meds like gabapentin/lyrica for nerve related pain. ...Read more

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I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?

I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?

Sciatica: 30's female with pain pattern of pain in hip radiating to upper thigh and incited by going from sitting to standing. The cause can be varied including lumbar spine neural impingement, pyriformis syndrome and sacroiliac joint disorder. See an Osteopath for a hands-on evaluation. The hip Joint and bursitis are other possibilities. ...Read more

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Is it true that people confined to wheelchairs because of paralyzed lower limbs have thin, weak bones in their thighs and legs?

Is it true that people confined to wheelchairs because of paralyzed lower limbs have thin, weak bones in their thighs and legs?

True: The strength of your bones depends a lot on the amount of weight bearing the bone does. People who are paralyzed, if they don't do weight bearing activities like standing in a standing frame, can get weak bones. ...Read more

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Muscle weakness in my thigh why?

Muscle  weakness  in my thigh why?

Muscle weakness x 1: weakness on one side, in one muscle group, could be due to injury or something called radiculopathy. The latter is a pinched nerve root in the lower back. It may also cause pain or numbness. If you have pain, numbness and weakness on one side, in one muscle group, radiculopathy is the likely answer. ...Read more

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I smoke canabise daily and when i stop my muscles and bones hurt and i feel weak why is that?

Marijuana: Medicine: Cannabis or marijuana acts as an anti-inflammatory. It leads to less cramping, less inflammation, less pain when used moderately. It is these very facts about marijuana that win in the debate over medical marijuana. I am not sure what the weakness stems from, but perhaps pain leads to increased fatigue and more pain leads to weakness. ...Read more

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What causes sore weak thigh muscle?

What causes sore weak thigh muscle?

Trauma?: Several things, but possibly trauma, overuse or repetitive use syndrome. Possibly nerve impingement. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my thigh muscle feels so weak?

What does it mean if my thigh muscle feels so weak?

Muscle or nerve: Its either muscle or nerve problem. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Weak muscles, spasms mostly in my thighs?

Weak muscles, spasms mostly in my thighs?

See details: Your symptoms are too nonspecific to offer an opinion. Have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more