Lower Leg Pain

Self Care – Pain in the mid-calf and heel

The sacrotuberous ligament a thick band of connective tissue that ties the low back, sacrum, ilium, ischium and becomes the hamstring tendon. It usually requires some persistence to resolve. Don’t use heat here. It feels good but inflammation sets in a few hours later. making this worse. The first line of defense is ice. This …

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Pain in Calf or Groin with Stiff Hip

People have pain in their calf or groin with a stiff hip. The pain is usually the greater concern. And, one of the two complaints usually dominate: People complain of a specific spot on the upper, outside of their calf. It has some intensity and may even burn. Less often, they have pain in their …

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Pain in the Achilles Tendon

Client’s Description People primarily complain of pain along the Achilles and arch of the foot while walking over uneven terrain such as trails or loose gravel. This usually starts with pain and instability when raising up into the toes of that foot. This can dramatically impact the performance athletes that have a lot of twisting on a …

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