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I get bad charley horses in my calf at night & my calf seems
I get bad charley horses in my calf at night & my calf seems to always be sore. I was massaging it 2 nights ago & felt a lump. It's still there. … read more
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Dr. Caldwell,I probably sound crazy every time I ask you new questions... So previously I told you that I have ankle instability, so I stretched my ankle every day to strengthen it (rotate my ankle, p… read more
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Dr. Caldwell, how are you doing? Quick question: My lower calf muscles in my right leg are very weak, it definitely feels weaker than my strong side. This is also the side where I have ankle instabili… read more
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I have a foot question. I'm 45 yrs old and had corrective
Hello! I have a foot question. I'm 45 yrs old and had corrective flat foot surgery 7 years ago. A year ago, I started to have plantar fasciitis. I've had 2 steroid injections that took care of the pai… read more
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I had a previous threat with Dr. Mark but wanted to elaborate on the symptomsMy daughter just got home and I was sharing the response with her, she wanted me to clarify that her knee on that same side… read more
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I mildly rolled my ankle to the outside last night. Hurt for
I mildly rolled my ankle to the outside last night. Hurt for a minute or so and then it was fine. This morning I had this pain in the center of my calf muscle. It's a sharp pain that gets worse when I… read more
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I have a place on the inside of my left ankle ( right above
I have a place on the inside of my left ankle ( right above the heel bone) that is swollen. Ankle is stiff and slightly painful when I first get up or have been imoble for a time. Going up and down st… read more
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I just returned from the gym. On the last Techno Gym piece
Hi, I just returned from the gym. On the last Techno Gym piece of equipment I used I injured myself. It is a machine to strengthen ones calf muscles. It has a footboard - keeping your legs straight ou… read more
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Please do not lock. Not a duplicate. I would like to request
Please do not lock. Not a duplicate. I would like to request an orthopedic specialist for this question. My son says his ankle hurts when he flexes his foot toward him. It has been going on for about … read more
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I would like to request an orthopedic specialist for this
I would like to request an orthopedic specialist for this question. My son says his ankle hurts when he flexes his foot toward him. It has been going on for about a year. He said he was using a machin… read more
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just having a similar issue. I have swelling below my ankle bone on the inside of my foot. its extremely difficult to jump (i'm a 32 yr old volleyball player) or even just extending my foot that way. … read more
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I've been having a burning pain in left ankle since March.
Hi. I've been having a burning pain in left ankle since March. That has subsided but now my left foot twitches and shakes when I point my toes (about mid way between flexed and pointed) I get twitches… read more
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I've been experiencing some intense burning in my calves in
Hello, I've been experiencing some intense burning in my calves in addition to a feeling if tightness. The calf muscles Are sore/tender when massaged. The intensity is worse on my right calf than my l… read more
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I had my Achilles' tendon and a piece of my heel bone at the achilles insertion point removed 9 weeks ago both due to infection. I have since has a skin flap and skin graft to close the resulting woun… read more
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NOT REPEATED QUESTION Expert took too long to respond and want other opinion. I have some questions about strengthening my legs. I have had serious health problems recently and the muscles in my legs … read more
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I have never been able to point my toes forward (plantar flexion) I believe it is due to ankle problem or both? I don't have any pain in the area, but I know my gait is not normal. I have extreme tens… read more
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Took a few steps a week ago and felt something pop in my calf. Horrible charle horse feeling that wouldn't go away. I have been able to walk on my toes since, but I can not put my heel down to the flo… read more
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