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Dr. Rudolf Zak Dr. Zak
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Why do my ankles hurt when I run?

Dr. Rudolf Zak Dr. Zak
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Why do my ankles hurt when I run?

Ankle pain: You might be running with poorly supported sneakers. You may also have hyper pronated feet. I recommend you see a podiatrist to evaluate your current running sneakers as well as your gait to see ifyou can benefit from orthotics. ...Read more

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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


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Why do my teeth hurt when I run outside?

Why do my teeth hurt when I run outside?

Probably cold air: Teeth sensitive to cold are common. You are probably getting gold air on your teeth when running. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when I exercise?

Why do my ears hurt when I exercise?

Depends: Are you using earbuds or earphones when you work out? This is the most common reason; however, it may also be due to an ear canal irritation or infection. I suggest a checkup to be sure. ...Read more

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Why do my feet hurt when i get up?

Why do my feet hurt when i get up?

Pain after rest: This is called post-static dyskinesia. It is associated with arthritis and other inflammations. Have it checked by a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why do my feet hurt when I travel?

Why do my feet hurt when I travel?

Possibly swelling: From feet being dependant in a car or on a plane. Or the fact that you may be walking more or wearing shoes you normally don't wear. ...Read more

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Why do my feet constantly hurt even when I sit down?

Why do my feet constantly hurt even when I sit down?

Swelling: It would help with more information but assuming this is pain in feet while standing for long periods of the day and when you sit they still hurt suggests the possibilty of some venous insufficiency that uually is good in the morning and at the end of the day the pain is there. If you check your legs for swelling and elevate the legs , pain should be better. Please be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Why do my foot soles hurt so when I jog?

Metatarsalgia: Metatarsalgia is a common overuse injury. The term describes pain and inflammation in the ball of the foot. It is often thought of as a symptom of other conditions, rather than as a specific disease. Visit eastpennfoot.Com for more info. ...Read more

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Why do my legs itch when I run sometimes?

Why do my legs itch when I run sometimes?

Increased blood flow: Running will increase blood flow and muscle activity and can be the cause of skin itching. ...Read more

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Why do my ankles crack when I walk?

Why do my ankles crack when I walk?

Could be : Gas expelling from the joint capsule of the ankle, could be peroneal tendons c iming out of their anatomical groove, Similiarly the FHL tendon can do this in the back of the ankle by the talus. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt when I walk?

Why does my knee hurt when I walk?

Need more info: There are many reasons for knee pain. Was there an injury? If not it could be inflammation. Try ice and anti inflammatory meds such as advil (ibuprofen) and if not improved see an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Why do my ribs hurt when I stretch?

Why do my ribs hurt when I stretch?

Costochondritis: The most common cause of rib pain is costochondritis. It is a benign condition that usually responds to antiinflamatories and rest.. ...Read more

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My knees hurt when i run? Why and what can I do?

My knees hurt when i run? Why and what can I do?

Get it checked: First of all it is not normal for knee joint to hurt when running, so need to have it checked to find the cause so that it can be treated meanwhile i will suggest do not run, give your knee a rest till you know the cause of pain. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Hard to say: Flexed knees increase tension on the patellar tendon and compression on the patella articulate surface. Flexed knees also pinch on the posterior horns of you meniscus. ...Read more

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Why do my ears hurt when i bend over?

Probably not ears: There are many structures at the side of the face besides the ears. Bending over should not cause any ear pressure or pain. You may have referred pain from the jaw joint or possibly pain in the neck referred to the side of the face. If an ENT doctor can document that the ear drum, middle ear, and ear canal are normal, you will then rule out the ear as a source of your pain. ...Read more

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Why does my legs hurt when I walk all day?

Why does my legs hurt when I walk all day?

Support: May need better foot support. Try more supportive shoes and inserts. If still a problem, see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why do my knees crunch bad when i bend them?

Why do my knees crunch bad when i bend them?

Possible: Meniscal tears or ligament or tendon problems, see your orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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Why do the back of my knees hurt when i run?

Multiple reasons: There are many reasons for pain on the back of the knee. If it occurs with running most commonly it will be related to hamstring tendon injuries or nerve entrapment. A medical evaluation can help elucidate what is going on. Look for a sports medicine, physical medicine or orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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Why do my legs hurt when i cross them?

Why do my legs hurt when i cross them?

Could: Be hip pain referred towards your knees. Do you have arthritis in the hips or any peripheral vascular disease that could be exacerbated by crossing your legs. There are a lot of questions i would like to ask before actually examining you which makes me encourage you to see your doctor if the pain is significant. ...Read more