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What Does It Mean When Your Leg Buckles
Muscle inhibition: Sometimes, when pain is perceived in an area, the body inhibits the muscles in the region to try to avoid activity. Your symptoms could be coming from anywhere- from the knee, hip, ankle, or back. See your primary care doc so they can start the appropriate work up and you to a physiatrist or orthopedist, if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee or back problem: Can represent a mensical or ligament injury in the knee which can cause buckling. Also lower spine (stenosis) can cause sudden weakness in the legs. Consult your doctor. ...Read more
I am having severe sciatica pain & also in the groin area making it is difficult to walk & sometimes my leg buckles?
Sounds sciatic : It sounds like you have been having pain due to a disc problem that has likely herniated causing pain more localized to the side it herniated pinching a nerve creating pain down the leg. 90% get better non operatively. Medication, physical therapy & epidural injections may help with only 10% needing surgery. Other possibilities include a hip joint problem, pyriformis syndrome & si joint issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Legs numb & tingly every morning when I wake up & buckle if I walk. No pain, just numb. Legs also go "off" if I flip over in bed then come "on" again?
See physician: What you describe could indicate a neurological problem in the spine that could present a problem. You need a thorough exam to check into this and will probably need some xray studies also. The lack of pain is a concerning issue. You may try taking an anti-inflammatory if not allergic to them, and do see your physician soon. Avoid any heavy lifting or athletic moves until seen. ...Read more
I recently started to gain back extreme pain In my lower back that does come sometimes a the worse times out of nowhere. Its very severe sometimes and buckles me down to one knee when it radiates down through one of my legs? What is wrong?
Don't know but ...: If the pain that you have starts in your lower back and radiates down thru your buttocks and down the back of your leg you are describing the classic pain pattern of sciatica or slipped disc or pinched nerve. You and 40 million other Americans suffer from it. Most will get better with bed rest . Mild analgesics help too. Speak to your doc and try to avoid the surgeons scalpel. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do my legs buckle when I am tired? Worse on awalening. See my med history pls. I am 49. Wt 160 ht 64in, work on my feet 9hrs day
Working too hard: Your bmi likely is above 30. Excess weight will put more pressure on your extremities and back causing pain. Losing weight would definitely help. Have a comprehensive blood work to include test for sugar lipids and tsh, ekg etc go see your dr for a comprehensive check up.Take care! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp shooting pain in groin area when i raise knee or squat to stand. Feels like a pop and leg buckles. Only on rt side. Wakes me up! possible cause?
My baby has one little red patch on his upper leg. i thought it might have been a little burn from carseat buckle :( but it hasnt gone away.
I am 76 back legs, calves, & going up, is tight. feels like i pulled/strained muscles. worse in am .even buckled 2x. i hv not done 1 thing strenuous?
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