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Weakness On My Right Leg
Nerve impingement: If a nerve is injured, it will have less ability to send an impulse to the muscles that it supplies. Such an injury or impingement can be do to an injury or influence from somewhere from the spine on down. It could also occur from injury/tightness of the muscle(s) themselves. ...Read more
Why do I feel sleepy all the time and why do I have weakness in my right leg enough to feel like i might collapse at any moment?
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
After walking about a mile, i get a weakness in my right leg with a pinching feeling in a vein behind my knee. It makes me drag my leg. What is it?
Claudication: This sounds like claudication which is a clinical diagnosis given for muscle pain (ache, cramp, numbness or sense of fatigue), classically in the calf muscle, which occurs during exercise, such as walking, and is relieved by a short period of rest. It is most commonly due to peripheral arterial disease or lumbar spinal stenosis. See your family doctor to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have muscle weakness in my right leg below my knee to my ankle. I fall alot and no longer have the ability to walk a straight line.
Visit a neurologist: And have Emg/NCV studies performed. It almost sounds like you may have a dropfoot. I would recommend intense physical therapy and if still having an issue you can be fitted with an ankle foot orthotic which hopefully would prevent further falling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was suffering from gbs(guillian barre syndrome).I have muscular weakness in my right leg, since then.Now when i walk my left knee pains.Please help.
PT: It is especially important to strengthen your right leg as you are putting extra pressure on your left knee due to the right leg weakness. A physical therapist or a personal trainer may be the best options. Pt may be covered by your insurance but you will need a referral from your doctor. ...Read more
Asymmetry: You could have different alignment or different strength in each leg. You could be unknowingly favoring 1 leg over the other. ...Read more
For the six months or so, I've had intermittent right arm limpness\feeling of weakness. It seems to get worse every time I think about it, but I feel like it has spread to my right leg. I am setting PR's in the weight room, so I don't think it really is w
My left leg shakes when I do squats on one leg. My right leg does not. Is this a sign of clinical weakness in the left leg?
Dominance: You are probably just noticing that one leg is "dominant." This means that you likely use your right leg a bit more than your right... and it is probably a bit stronger, yes. Just keep training, and you will even them out. ...Read more