My leg muscle hurts when I play football why?

Compartment syndrome. Exercise induced exertional compartment syndrome can occur in the leg muscles of athletes or anyone with a chronic overuse injury or sudden uptick in level and intensity of impact activities (e.g., running). The muscles compartments (usually anterior and lateral) can become rock hard and decompress/soften with rest. Seek evaluation by an orthopaedic surgeon to assess your condition.

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I was wondering what kind of injury I have? I can't explode off of my right leg due to a football injury I tore my knee up real bad playing football. This was back in 2005. Ever since then I have had this pain in the muscle behind my shin, I'm not sure w

While . While a more thorough evaluation by a physician (like an orthopaedic surgeon or someone trained in sports medicine) would be more likely to give you a firm diagnosis, the history and symptoms you provide may be consistent with a tear of the medial head of the gastrocnemius muscle. Can you detect any visible difference in the appearance of the muscles from affected to non-affected sides? Are there any other symptoms, perhaps related to your knee, that go along with this? If it continues to bother you, consdier getting checked out by someone who can give you a complete evaluation. Good luck! Read more...

Hello. I play football and everytime I finish playing my feet hurt but only my solear muscles from both feet. What should I do?

You need to do some. Conditioning exercises regularly so your muscles get stronger to allow you to play without much hurt in your feet or the calves. Do warm-ups before and after the games, and do regular stretching exercises as well. If getting worse see your orthopedist. Read more...
See a doctor. Chances are you need conservative care such as stretching or possible orthotics to support the foot. Read more...

I have pain in the bone of my left leg... I got hurt while playing football a week ago... But the pain is still there. Please help.

Possible x-Ray. See your doctor for an exam. It is possible to have a "hairline fracture". An x-ray May be helpful. Read more...
Get X-ray . Not sure of what mechanism of injury caused your condition. If it is hurting a lot don't do anything strenuous without seen dr and having X-ray in meantime RICE rest ice compression elevation if swollen. Read more...

Knee really hurts when running/kicking, has sort of recovered but as soon as I play football it gets bad again?

Pain in knee . Pain is the way of our body telling us something is wrong . So. U need to be evaluated by a specialist , or try a virtual consult . Read more...

My knee hurt but not so much. I never got injurry on knee but I play football and run alot. Can you tell me how to release the hurt?

Knee pain. You can try ice and nsaids. Also athletic creams such as bio freeze and flex all can help. Keeping your quad strong is also beneficial as well as practicing good knee health. That includes no deep squatting or bending with weight not sitting for long periods of time with your knees bent more than 30 degrees. Staying active to lubricate the joint and not working on your knees without knee pads. Read more...