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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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Self-Care – Pain in Achilles Tendon, Maybe Calf & Arch

Here, you will find strategies for relief from pain in the Achilles tendon that may come with pain in the calf and arch of the foot. For more information about how people describe this pain pattern look at this other post. NOTE: If you don’t get good results from these self-care strategies in a short …

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Pain Along Side of Thigh, Sometimes to Front of Ankle

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people complain of Pain along the side of the thigh, often down to the knee. I’ll ask if it extends down to the ankle and they usually say that it does. When I ask if it refers to the …

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Sciatica, Degenerative Discs and Trigger Points

Many clients come to me with pain that their doctor has called “sciatica.” Sciatica originally referred to painful inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve emerges from the lower lumbar vertebrae and upper sacral segments (L4-S3) and innervates the majority of the gluteal region, posterior thigh, and the lower leg. “Sciatica” is now commonly used …

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