Causes of leg pain?

Usually musculoskele. Two broad categories include musculoskeletal and neuropathic, which may both be triggered by a variety of other problems and organ systems. Example; is it degenerative, autoimmune, metabolic, neoplastic, trauma, or infectious. Only a thorough examination will be able to determine the cause.
Many possibilities. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy).

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What causes severe leg pain upon awaking?

See below. In general these conditions emanate from the spine or pelvic area go see an orthopedic surgeon and get a xray of your back. Lumbar spine.. He will give you further recommendations which would include some outpatient physical therapy stretching proper body mechanics and lifting techniques proper work ergo dynamics .... And others for conservative management if indicated. Stay away from chronic pain management unless a last resort. Good luck thank you. Read more...

What are some causes of leg pain during sprints?

Many possible causes. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), circulatory, musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). Read more...
Depends. Unlike dr. Rafat who is just reposting the same answer to multiple questions i will try a brief summary. Typically your pain is muscular in origin. It could be related to shin splints (posterior medial tibial stress syndrome) if pain is medially and occurs during mid run. It could be vascular but at 43 unlikely. You could also have a stress fx. I would see your doc if pain continues or rest. Read more...
Leg pain. The differential diagnosis as to what is causing leg pain with sprints is long and requires more information from you regarding the quality of the pain, the location, severity, and what makes it better or worse, as well as an examination and thorough history taking. Start with your PMD and he/she can send you to the appropriate specialist(s(s). Compartment syndrome is on the bottom of the list. Read more...

What can cause horrible leg pain after working out?

Many things...but. Commonly stress fracture cause pain during or after working out. Usually this can be ruled out with a x-ray. More scary thinks would be bone tumors, blood clots, claudication ( angina of the leg muscles). Less scary stuff would be arthritis, muscle tears and strains, cartilage tears. My advice is see your primary care doctor. Read more...

What would cause burning leg pain?

Usually disc. Excruciating pain from the hip down to the ankle can be due to a disc prolaplse causing nerve root pressure or the possiblity of a bony injury producing irritation of the adjoining nerve and or muscle needs to considered. Bursal inflmmation around the hip can also produce these symptoms. Read more...