chronic leg pain

chronic leg pain

leg pain due to: (1) exercise-induced injuries (e.g. medial tibial stress syndrome [shin splints], stress fractures, gastrocnemius/soleus muscle strains, iliotibial band friction syndrome, posterior tibial and peroneal tendinitis); (2) compression syndromes (e.g. chronic compartment syndrome, chondromalacia patellae, peroneal, tibial, popliteal nerve entrapments, arterial occlusion, radiculopathy); or (3) muscle fascial injuries (e.g. fascial herniation, muscle soreness and cramps)
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Gatlin turned to North American Spine to relieve 47 years of chronic leg pain.
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One focuses on a condition called intermittent claudication, which causes calf pain only during walking; the other on more seriously affected patients who suffer from chronic leg pain and/or foot ulcers that are beyond surgical treatment.
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A significant proportion of DVT patients develop irreversible damage in the affected leg veins and their valves, resulting in abnormal pooling of blood in the leg, chronic leg pain, fatigue, swelling, and, in extreme cases, severe skin ulcers.
Studies show that people who have an episode of DVT are at significant risk for developing more blood-clotting episodes and post-thrombotic syndrome, which causes chronic leg pain, swelling, fatigue, difficulty walking, and major interference with physical activity and a person's ability to work productively," said Vedantham.
This condition is characterized by chronic leg pain and swelling which can lead to skin thickening and ulceration.