Legs, Knees, Ankles, and Shin Splints
- Hip and Knee Injuries an...
- Leg Pain and Injuries
- Hip and Groin Injuries
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- Ankles and Shins (10)
How to Prevent Shin Splints
Shin splints are a common complaint when you start walking for fitness or change your speed or shoe model. Here are tips to prevent shin splints and advice on how to deal with them if they develop.
Exercise Allergy and Itchy Leg Syndrome
Itchy leg syndrome may be caused by what you are wearing, or may be an allergy to exercise itself.
A pulled hamstring is more commonly seen in sports with sprinting, turning, etc.
Putting your feet up is great. This adjustable air pillow lets you set the angle and firmness of the cushion. It is also useful when you need to elevate a sprained ankle.
A muscle cramp can stop you cold. Find out how to prevent and treat a muscle cramp.
Some physicians believe that piriformis syndrome is the name given to hip/buttock pain that cannot be otherwise diagnosed. Others believe that piriformis syndrome is a very real cause of pain and disability.
A stress fracture is a hairline crack in the bone that develops because of repeated or prolonged forces against the bone.
Strains - How to Treat a Pulled Muscle
A strain is when a muscle becomes overstretched and tears. This painful injury, also called a "pulled muscle," can be caused by an accident, improper use of a muscle, or overuse of a muscle.
Sclerotherapy for Varicose Veins
Sclerotherapy is used to reduce varicose veins. Here is a walker's experience with getting sclerotherapy.
Varicose veins are enlarged, twisted, painful superficial veins resulting from poorly functioning valves.
What are the different types of walking canes? Here are examples of different designs and what they are used for.