Leg Pain

souza10 By souza10, 12th Jan 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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The leg pain can be related to various diseases or even indicate the physical overwork. The pain in his legs and the back can indicate an excess pressure on the sciatic nerve, as the pain in the legs and knees can be connected to joint problems such as arthritis, for example. Have pain in the legs and feet can happen due to overuse of high heels.

Leg Pain

The leg pain can be related to various diseases or even indicate the physical overwork. The pain in his legs and the back can indicate an excess pressure on the sciatic nerve, as the pain in the legs and knees can be connected to joint problems such as arthritis, for example. Have pain in the legs and feet can happen due to overuse of high heels.

Leg pain, which can be?

The leg pain may be due to vascular, orthopedic or neurological problems, affecting one leg or both legs at the same time. Some common for leg pain causes are:

Poor circulation, Varicose Veins, Venous thrombosis, peripheral vascular disease,
Inflammation of the sciatic nerve, herniated disc;
Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia, Excessive exercise;
Diabetes, peripheral neuropathy; Cellulite;
Blow; Overweight; Cramp; Using high heels.
If the pain in the legs or is very strong, it is advised to make an appointment with a primary care physician or orthopedist to diagnose the cause of pain and treat the problem.

Leg pain in pregnancy

The leg pain in pregnancy is normal because one of the main changes is linked to increased production of hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, which are responsible for making the strongest and most secure uterus, causing dilation of the veins, which increases blood volume in legs of women.

The growth of the baby in the uterus, as well as the weight gain of the pregnant lead to compression of the sciatic nerve and the inferior vena cave leading to swelling and pain in the legs.

A good way to avoid the problems related to the sciatic nerve has put a pillow under the left side of the butt, because this is usually the most affected side, and rest whenever possible.

Even with normal leg pain during pregnancy, she should be spoken to the doctor whenever it is often because it can be a symptom of another disease that needs to be diagnosed and treated.

Leg pain, what to do?

In case of leg pain, what you should do is see if there are other symptoms besides this and inform the doctor so that treatment is indicated. Depending on the cause, various forms of treatment that may be used may include:

• Physiotherapy;
• Oriented exercise;
• Use of compression stockings;
• Stretching of the legs;
• Surgery for esophageal stent;
• Surgery for treatment of arteries.

If the leg pain for orthopedic origin should seek consult an orthopedic doctor so he can make the most correct choice of treatment.

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Arthritis, Back, Blow, Hormones, Leg Pain, Legs, Nerve, Pain, Physiotherapy

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