Lower Leg Pain

Pain in the Achilles Tendon

Achilles Pain People primarily complain of pain along the Achilles tendon. The pain seems to travel from the Achilles through the heel to the arch. It is distressing, especially for active people. Athletes with a more stable foot position in their activity, like cycling, often refer to this Achilles referral as “tightness.” Often, Calf and …

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Pain Down the IT Band Extending Behind the Ankle

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. The people complain of pain down the side of the thigh. When questioned, they will often say that it extends down the calf. Understanding where the pain goes is essential. People with this gluteus minimus problem are clear that it …

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Pain in Calf or Groin with Stiff Hip

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. 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: Specific Pain People complain of a specific spot on the upper, outside of …

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Trigger Points and The Seizing Hamstring

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people grab their hamstring and talk about how painful it is. They are often quite careful about not stretching their hamstrings too aggressively. Also, the back of the thigh often cramps when flexing the knee to touch the heel to …

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