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What Does It Mean When Your Leg Buckles In Pain When Walking Up And Down The Stairs
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
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
I have knee pain and been told it's probably runners knee. It's getting worse running or walking up/down hills/stairs. Buckles a lot. Painful.
Is it possible to have a meniscus tear even though the MRI comes back clean? I still experience severe pain when walking and knee buckles and pops
Yes, it is possible: 25% of lateral meniscus tears are missed on mri. It is the job of your treating orthopedic surgeon to correlate MRI findings with your symptoms. Sometimes surgery is recommended despite relatively negative MRI findings. On the other hand, your symptoms may have nothing to do with your meniscus. Popping and buckling are not specific to meniscus problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I usually have random pain in my knee.However, today i had some mild pain when walking up stairs, & kneeling. Do i need a brace, wrap it? Please help.
I'm 48 and experience a lot pain in my left knee when ascending/descending stairs. No pain when walking. What's the cause and any solutions?
I began to experience left foot pain when walking yesterday. Pain is towards the heel, and is mild. No pain at all when walking up stairs. What to do?
Stretch and massage: Consider massaging the arch and heel. Stretching the foot by pulling toes toward you can also help relieve tension on the plantar fascia ligament on the bottom of your feet. I would also recommend proper arch supports in your shoes. ...Read more
I been havin pain in right side groin, leg, and rectum, all right side back. Its worst when i sit down. No pain when walking. ?
Not enough info: In addition to info such as what you were doing before it started, how long it's been going and what makes it better or worse. We would need to do a physical exam to determine if there's tenderness (if so, where), pain with movement of the right hip etc. While most of the info. can be obtained from a virtual consult, it can't be done in a Q/A format. Sorry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a sharp pain in my lower left back and down my left leg when I tilt my head forward. And also a lesser degree of pain when walking.
Ankle pain when walking shoots up leg hard to move my foot up and down and ankle looks normal pain comes and gose?
? Pain/numb from my back ,down my leg, & up to my neck. Pain in side. Hard to walk & my leg tries to buckle. Neck, back & hip feel out of place. ?
Fibromyalgia: 35 yo female with "diabetes insipidus", chronic widespread pain, heart murmur, generalized weakness, & neck, back & "hip" pain might have fibromyalgia (FM); highly associated with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, which is associated with mitral valve prolapse, pelvic pain, low back pain & interstitial cystitis. FM includes chronic spasm/weakness of major muscles that maintain upright posture. ...Read more
Walking up/down stai: No as long as you do not have any medical problem with your knees, going up and down the stairs is not bad for your legs/knees.It is good for your overall health including heart, circulation and muscles.But if you have pathology in your knees or hips than consult your doctor if it should be done. ...Read more
Hi, it hurts in the center front of my left knee when I straighten my leg or going up and down the stairs, it doesnt hurt when walking ?
Tendinitis: see an orthopedic doctor in a few weeks. Try Aspercreme 2 x a day in the interim ...Read more
I have constant pain in my legs. Hurts to touch, constant throbbing. Sometimes cant even walk up and down the stairs. Eased by adding pressure on them?
Needs to beChecked: Constany pain in both legs needs to be checked by your GP.Especially you can not walk sometimes.It is difficult to say what it is.Is the pain in the joints or whole leg.It may be due to musculoskeletal condition.Needs detailed History and Physical Examination and may need other tests like blood or Xrays.to find out the cause of so much pain ...Read more
Is walking up and down stairs and around the house enough to prevent blood clots in legs after child birth? I still sit down and lay down but can walk
Will help: Unless you have an inherited disorder making you liable to clot formation, going up and down stairs will be sufficient to prevent clot formation. Do it multiple times in a day. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Very unusual symptom: It is difficult to understand what exactly you mean without watching you when you walk down stairs. In any case see a neurologist. ...Read more
I’m a 37 year old male. When I start to crouch my legs shake. Also upon standing or as I walk or go down stairs.
Whenever I smoke hookah and I walk down stairs my legs go all funny and feel really weak like I have a shaky feeling in my legs, why is this?
It's a sign: Having such side effects is a sign saying, "Stop smoking stuff." Humans are born with beautifully clean lungs. It is unnatural to be purposely inhaling the byproducts of burning organic and inorganic stuff. The known and the unknown chemicals in the smoke are causing some damage and/or disturbance in one's body. Stop doing unnatural things to the body. ...Read more
I workout pretty hard and recently my knee has been clicking when i walk down stairs or try to do any leg exercises. No pain. What could this be?
Chondromalacia: If it is the knee cap that is clicking it is probably chondromalacia, the is a condition where there is irregularity on the back of the kneecap that tends to catch when you squat or use stairs. There are exercises and knee braces that may help. First go to you doctor or a sports medicine doctor to be checked. ...Read more
My wife's ankle is swollen. No obvious injury. Hurting for about a month. Sharp pain when walking, worse after lying down. Any thoughts?
Calf pain when walking. I get a pulling sensation deep in calf when walking. Sometimes electric shock like sensation that shoot down medial and back o?
Calf muscles: This babies are often stiff in the AM and it is easy to misstep and tear the musculotendinous junction. ALWAYS warm up before any strenuous activity. Try the runner's stretch with alternate legs-gently. ...Read more
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