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What causes tight/crampy feeling in back of legs, mostly after excess standing? No noticeable swelling. Slight ache in knees also.

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Dr. Cornelius Dooley
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Imbalance

When standing for a prolonged period without a break, it does put a lot of pressure on your leg muscles; if you wear heels, it puts even more pressure on the backs of your legs because of the added angulation involved; you may want to wear flatter shoes, or find ways to move around occasionally, so as to change the pressure on your muscles;

In brief: Imbalance

When standing for a prolonged period without a break, it does put a lot of pressure on your leg muscles; if you wear heels, it puts even more pressure on the backs of your legs because of the added angulation involved; you may want to wear flatter shoes, or find ways to move around occasionally, so as to change the pressure on your muscles;
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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
Urgent Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Calf pain

Likely muscle soreness or strain.
Try stretching leg intermittently. Do you keep your self enough hydrated?

In brief: Calf pain

Likely muscle soreness or strain.
Try stretching leg intermittently. Do you keep your self enough hydrated?
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: I would also

Look to see if you are flatfooted or hyperpronated as excessive standing on this foot type strains the posterior muscle groups and the knees.

In brief: I would also

Look to see if you are flatfooted or hyperpronated as excessive standing on this foot type strains the posterior muscle groups and the knees.
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