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What are the causes of calf pain when bending knee?

What are the causes of calf pain when bending knee?

See below:: Strain of the calf muscles which attach across the back of the knee, will cause pain. A pulled muscles, contusion (bruising) of the calf muscles will also be painful on bending the knee. Serious problem like a clot in the superficial or the deep veins can be a cause....... So do see your doctor urgently to exclude that diagnosis. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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What are the causes of hip/knee pain when laying down?

What are the causes of hip/knee pain when laying down?

Can be several: The hip and knee receive their nerve supply from the same nerve, the obturator so that a knee problem can present as knee &/or hip pain & vice versa. Usually, pain in the joints after lying down is usually a sign of arthritis as motion keeps the joint fluid bathing the joint surfaces which is how the cartilage gets its nutrition. ...Read more

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Pain at the shin of leg when running. What are the causes please ? Thank you.

Shin splints: Pain in the shins when running is commonly known as "shin splints." if you have no other symptoms and lack redness, this is your likely diagnosis. Shin splints are difficult to treat and can be a chronic problem. I tell my patients take some time off running and consider icing the area after a run. Sometimes it may help to run on a softer surface such as grass. ...Read more

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What causes pain down the outside of my leg when kneeling?

Iliotibial band: It is hard to be sure without an exam, but that sounds like a condition called iliotibial band syndrome. It's a large tendon that runs from the hip, down the outside of the thigh, and attaches just across the knee. It gets inflammed sometimes and causes these types of symptoms. ...Read more

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Right knee gives out sometimes when walking. Feel pain towards the outer side of the knee. Also sometimes forced me to limp from tightness. Tendon?

Right knee gives out sometimes when walking. Feel pain towards the outer side of the knee. Also sometimes forced me to limp from tightness.  Tendon?

Knee pain: If it has gotten to the point that your knee is giving out on you, you probably have significant damage to the joint. Have you had an injury? The place you're describing pain is associated with lateral meniscal and lateral collateral ligament damage. You need to see an Ortho and have an MRI done to check the extent of the damage and possible surgery. Good luck ...Read more

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Having pain in front of ankle where too of my foot meets ankle. Pain is felt when running and going up stairs. Woke up with the pain. Ideas?

Having  pain in front of ankle where too of my foot meets ankle. Pain is felt when running and going up stairs. Woke up with the pain. Ideas?

Hard to say: There are many possibilities. The area you are describing is you tibia-talar joint, otherwise known as your ankle joint. Among the most common causes are an overuse tendinitis of the anterior tibial tendon, an inflammatory condition such as gout, or an internal derangement of the joint itself. Consider being checked. ...Read more

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What causes foot pain in the heel when bending down?

Heel Pain: Heel pain has a multitude of causes.. The most common is plantar fasciitis. But, it is not the only cause. Get an x-ray and see a specialist... Other causes, stress fracture, cracked heel spur, myositis, bone cysts...Etc get it checked out ....It may be an easy remedy.. See a specialist.. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of pain at the back of my right foot, above the heel, slightly to the right side? No pain at rest, but pain when walking.

What are possible causes of pain at the back of my right foot, above the heel, slightly to the right side? No pain at rest, but pain when walking.

Spur, tendonitis: Can be achilles tendonitis, heel spur or bony prominence called haglunds deformity. Is there only pain with shoes or any time when walking even without shoes? This may help in determining cause. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the arch of the inner foot when dancing or very active?

What causes pain in the arch of the inner foot when dancing or very active?

Plantar fasciitis: Arch pain most commonly is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia which is the ligament that supports the arch. Have it checked by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Sore muscle on the outside of right leg from about the ankle to halfway up towards my knee. Lots of plyometric activity.Jumping/runing. What to do?

Sore Muscle: If you have a sore muscle from exercise you can used rice to rest it. Rice is rest, ice, compression and elevation. This will help calm the muscle and help it heal. If the pain persists or gets worse, you should see your physician. ...Read more

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What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?

What cause pain in the knee due to popping and slipping. I have a lot of swelling in the knee unable to straighten the leg when standing?

Need evaluation: Swelling in the knee is a marker for something inside being torn and the slipping and pain are indications that you should have this evaluated by and orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain when you have inflammation around the T10 pain when sitting are laying down stiffness and numbness ?

What causes lower back pain when you have inflammation around the T10 pain when sitting are laying down stiffness and numbness ?

This requires U 2-: -B Cn by an orthopedic surgeon. Three R many serious & not so serious problems, from arthritis in a segment about @ T-10, 2 a disk or tumor. If I gave U an answer, it would not even B an educated guess. U may even start with Ur PCP 4 starters, & get referrals as needed. With no injury or illness I would think it's not a serious condition. 2 put Ur mind @ ease get it checked out. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of (constant) pain r knee that increases with bending it &alternates in left side sometimes up , down, back , around knee cap?

Knee pain: Could be chodromalacia, inflammation of your knee joint, an overuse type injury, etc. See a dr. And get evaluated and then the treatment would be forthcoming. Good luck, get well soon. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?

What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?

PAF: Patellofemoral syndrome would be my first thought. Patella stabilizing brace or strap and Phys Therapy program to strengthen the VMO of the quads can be helpful along with modifying exercise to avoid aggravation. Ice after exercise and NSAID if no reason not to take. Other common causes arthritis, meniscal tear or degeneration, loose body in the knee, bony bruise to knee host of others as well. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more