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My 15-20 mmHg compression socks aren't alleviating my pain, should I go up to 20-30 mmHg or higher?
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I have very tired calves & heels that come primarily from walking all day at my job. I work between 28-37 hours weekly (it varies). My step count averages between 11,000-14,000 steps monthly. I have tried Epsom salt, have used an electric foot massage, and even wear 15-20 mmHg compression socks. I also wear Hoka One One Clifton 5 shoes, which are only 1 month old. No matter what, I still feel pain. What should I do?
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Can compression socks help with permanent nerve damage?
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I fractured my tibia in 2013 and was misdiagnosed by my college trainers. I ran on it for 6 months. I was a D1 college runner so the mileage was higher than an average runner—around 80-95 miles per week. The doctors provided by the school opted for me not to have surgery and wear a walking boot. They told me after it was "healed" I would have permanent nerve damage and it will feel broken. Just a "jogger" now trying to run with minimal pain. Would compression socks help?
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I'm a 41-year-old female hairstylist working 8 AM to 5 PM. I have 15 to 18 clients a day. What's the best compression for me?
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I have achy legs, feet, and spider veins. Any recommendations on footwear, or the best brand of anti-fatigue mat?
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I pulled my gastrocnemius muscle in my left leg. Are there any other complications that could arise from this injury?
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Examples: left arm weakness, trouble sleeping, anxiety, panic attacks, irratibility.
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I wear compression stockings at work during the day. It helps. Should I also wear them night?.
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Once in a while I woke up from sleep with severe intense pain on my left leg from thigh to foot. It lasted from 2 to 6 mins. I am a registered nurse. I wear compression stockings at work during the day. It helps. Should I also wear them night?. It scares me whenever it happens because the pain is usually unbearable until it finishes its course and duration.
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I have hypo thyroidism and am taking thyronorm 75mcg. Can I continue gym even when there is knee pain or should I stop it?
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I have severe knee pain in one leg and little pain in another leg. My weight is 80kg and height is 5ft. I've been going to the gym from April 2017. Does cross trainer and treadmill cause knee pain? I do each for 40 min but my weight is not reduced. Can I continue gym even when there is knee pain or should I stop it?
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Can My Upper Right Thigh Pain be related to Radiofrequency Ablation?
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I had lumbar radiofrequency ablation 9 months ago at L 4 and L 5. I have had extreme pain in my upper right thigh for the past several months. Are these two related?
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Need help diagnosing source of pain in medial calf area.
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While playing sports and wearing shinguards strapped around my calf, I have developed a painful condition on the medial side of the upper calf. The pain feels different from a muscle tear in that it cannot be reproduced by stretching, it is more like a vein or nerve pain. There is no sign of swelling, redness, popping veins, lumps, etc. This condition has not been going away for months now and keeps me awake at night. Is there a way for me to self-diagnose whether this is muscle, vein, or nerve?
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Could the pain in my knee and legs be due to varicose veins? The pain is getting unbearable and it's difficult to walk.
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It started abut two weeKS ago. I thought it might be all the exercising I had started the last month, but now I am seeing purple veins around my knees and some of them almost look like bruising. I get restless legs at night and I feel a burning sensation in them. What could this be?
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Should I wear compression stockings for a baker's cyst?
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I have acute pain and swelling in my leg. In the emergency room they said I had a bakers cyst. I haven't seen an orthopedic surgeon yet because I can't get around. It's very painful. Should I wear compression stockings for this condition?
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I have leg pain due to neuropathy of the saphenous nerve. Is it possible to remove a saphenous nerve?
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I was diagnosed with neuropathy of the saphenous nerve, and it's been quite painful for a number of years. No meds or therapy, including nerve block, have helped with the pain. I've had many treatment attempts, but no success. Coud this saphenous nerve just be removed? Thanks.
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What is the best option?
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I went to the ER in pain and the ultrasound shows thrombophlebitis of saphenous vein at the femoral junction. The ultrasound tech said she could push it down the deep vein system with pressure. Sarasota Memorial Hospital ER sent me home and said to take some baby aspirin and contact a vascular specialist and pain management specialist. I am in a lot of pain. The ultra sound tech was more concerned than the doctor who did nothing for me.
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I am suffering from sciatica. What should i do?
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The pain is unbearable. I am 23 years old. I am not able to walk at times.
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I recently flew 21 hours long haul. Since then, my legs have been aching and tingly.
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The pain moves around - no obvious swelling. I'm in Vietnam, a small village and no doctor apparently. My legs are quite uncomfortable and the pain hasn't gotten better over 5 days though feels better if I'm moving around. Best way to describe it is that it there is random pain, aching and discomfort. I also flew two smaller flights in the last few days.
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I have pain above and below my foot with a lump on top. I am suspecting of a pinched nerve. Can it be Morton's neuroma near the first toe?
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Hello, I have a problem with the pain in my foot. I am back from Spain. On my 12th day of walking, I experienced a sharp pain in the area of my toes in my right foot and later developed swelling, so I rested. Following that, I continued walking for 10 days. After more swelling developed, I stopped walking. It is now 25 days since this happened and the foot still hasn't come back to normal. Pain is less, but present. I have a lump on top of the foot, and it hurts to press it
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My acupuncturist damaged the nerve on the side of my knee 10 days ago. How long could it take to recover?
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The acupuncturist did a very quick trigger point with a 2mm needle on the side of my knee & I felt a shooting sensation down my leg. The next day I couldn't get up from bed. I'm having trouble sitting & walking, even getting up from the bed hurts like crazy. When bending or straightening my leg, I get a sharp, shocking pain that shoots down my shin & on the inside of the ankle. I'm a professional athlete & am very concerned. How long will it take to recover?
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What will help with sciatica pain?
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I have pain from my butt down to my foot. What will help with the pain?
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