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What Are The Common Causes Of Foot Pain And Numbness In The Legs
Neuropathy: In my practice, the most common cause of both foot pain and numbness would be from a condition called diabetic neuropathy. Diabetes, over time, damages the nerves of the body. With nerve damage, symptoms such as numbness and pain in the foot are common. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several causes: Foot pain can be caused by diabetes, low back injuries, toxic metals, poor circulation, etc. In traditional chinese medicine, the liver is often prioritized for evaluation and treatment. I have found that foot pain from liver sources often are worse when getting up from bed and then subside. ...Read more
Possible: Plantar fascitiis.Get a more detailed answer ›
Foot cramps: Leg and foot cramps can be caused by many different things such as low potassium to nerve problems to circulation problems. You need some blood work and possible doppler to check for circulation problems unless you already suffer from systemic issues you have not disclosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle tension: Really, nothing to speak of causes only numbness in the lower spine. All i would surmise would be spasms/tension that could conceivably cause only numbness along with tightness. Address the muscle spasm with stretching, ice/heat, salonpas hot patches, core exercises, and the rest should subside. ...Read more
Many, see list: Common causes of knee pain: 1-arthritis(osteo, inflammatory) 2-meniscal tear 3-chondromalacia 4-patellofemoral pain 5-chondromalacia patella 6-patellofemoral arthritis 7-patellar tendinitis 8-prepatellar bursitis 9-iliotibial band friction syndrome 10-quadriceps tendinopathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be seen: There are a variety of causes. Compromised arterial or venous circulation is common, easy to diagnose, and usually treatable. If this is a peripheral neuropathy, which a physician can detect easily, finding the precise cause is one of the most challenging workups in medicine but needs to be done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Plantar fasciitis : The most likely cause is something called plantar fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick tissue that attaches to the heel bone(calcaneus). It can become inflamed and cause pain with walking and running. It can be treated by stretching, anti-inflammatory drugs, and heel cups(can get at pharmacy or sports store). Try a google search for the exercises. Sometimes a cortisone injection may help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stabbing pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more
Burning leg pain: Burning pain in the legs can be due to vascular claudication or lack of enough oxygen due to a bloodvessel constriction. It may also be due to neurogenic claudication, or pressure on the nerve roots in the lower part of the spine. Sometimes a combination of the two, or just fatigue from working out too hard. Speak to your doctor about the circumstances when it occurs. That is key! ...Read more
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