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Why does my calf hurt when I stand on my toes?

Why does my calf hurt when I stand on my toes?

Tight Calf Muscles!: The reason your calf hurts is how tight the entire muscle group is. When you stand on your toes, the calf muscle contracts, and if it is tight, then you may have pain. Performing runners' stretches are very beneficial and should help reduce the pain. If it continues, seek medical treatment with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why do my foot soles hurt so when I jog?

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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Please explain why does my ankle crack and why does my foot hurt when i walk sometimes?

Too general : A question that warrants a visit to your foot/ankle doc. Pain is a indication something is wrong, go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Why does my left foot drop when I walk?

Why does my left foot drop when I walk?

Many causes: There are many causes for foot drop, including brain injury, spinal cord damage, pinched nerve in the back, pinched nerve at the knee, disruption of the nerve-muscle junction, or muscle damage. A neurologist can help to narrow down possible causes and guide further treatment. ...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 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 does my heart hurt when i run?

Why does my heart hurt when i run?

Stress test: If your "heart hurts", you need a stress test to determine if you have blocked arteries in your heart. At your age, it's more likely that running is causing muscular chest wall pain or acid reflux (in your digestive tract). ...Read more

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Why does my foot and leg cramp when i run? How can I prevent this from repeating?

Why does my foot and leg cramp when i run? How can I prevent this from repeating?

Try stretching: Try stretching and warming up before your run. Cool down, and consider stretching again. You could also try running on different surfaces and with different shoes. If the problem continues, see your primary provider or a sports specialist or a sports physical therapist. ...Read more

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Why do I have ankle pain when I stand up on my toes?

Why do I have ankle pain when I stand up on my toes?

Tendonitis: Assuming there was no traumatic injury, you could have an achilles tendonitis if the pain is in the back of your heel. If the pain is in the arch then another major tendon could be inflamed. ...Read more

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Why do I get a slight pain in my foot arch when I stop running?

Why do I get a slight pain in my foot arch when I stop running?

Plantar fascia: Strain of the arch or plantar fascia may have occurred. Pain can be treated with ice but you may need to see a foot specialist for a biomechanical evaluation and orthotics. ...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 does my right foot get numb when I lay down??

Why does my right foot get numb when I lay down??

Nerve compression : There are a number of spinal conditions such as facet cysts which are aggravated by extension ( laying down). Consider seeing a spine specialist for evaluation ...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 does my lower back hurt so much when I walk?

Why does my lower back hurt so much when I walk?

Different reasons: I would need to have more history. Do you have history of injuries to the low back. Sometimes spinal stenosis is one condition that triggers low back pain with walking. Is the pain only in back or do you get numbness in the legs also? If so, neurogenic claudication could be part of the condition. Other possibilities: facet joint problem or the hip if the pain is noticed more on buttock area. ...Read more

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Why do I get crampsin my side when I run?

Why do I get crampsin my side when I run?

Unknown: I don't think there is one right answer to this as it might be different for different people. Most likely causes are repetitive jostling of the internal organs which pull on various ligamentous points of attachment such as are found in the right and left upper quadrants or for females in the pelvic area. ...Read more

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When i point my toes cause I am a dancer when i point i get this numb ness below my ankle what does that mean it hurts really bad ?

When i point my toes cause I am a dancer when i point i get this numb ness below my ankle what does that mean it hurts really bad
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?tarsal tunnel synd: If you have acquired nerve compression at the medial ankle at the flexor retinaculum, you may well be compressing the branches of the posterior tibial nerve. Have a podiatrist evaluate, and possibly do a nerve conduction study. ...Read more

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Why does my hips hurt when I have my period?

Why does my hips hurt when I have my period?

Hip pain: I suspect that it's not your hips per se that hurt, but rather your pelvic pain radiating to your hips that makes you mistake it for hip pain. ...Read more