Who is The Leg Pain Guide for?
The Leg Pain Guide is a resource for all those who would like to understand the reasons and solutions for different types of leg pain.
You could be someone who is suffering from leg pain and would like to understand the reasons and find a solution, or you might want to find these for someone who is suffering from leg pain.
What are the Key Benefits You Get from Reading the Leg Pain Guide?
What benefit does the Leg Pain Guide provide?
There are tens of thousands of sites dealing with leg pain, but almost all of them are written by medical professionals in a style that does not enable an ordinary user to understand any type of leg pain and its reasons in a simple way. As a result, the user is not able to decide the further course of action for the leg pain.
Besides, there is hardly any site dedicated to only leg pain, and as a result, most sites do not deal with leg pain and its causes in a comprehensive manner.
The Leg Pain Guide, on the other hand, is dedicated solely to leg pain and leg health and hence covers this in a comprehensive manner.
All about Leg Pain
Let’s start at the very beginning.
We will start with the basic question: What is a leg?
Eh? You surely did not expect a question like this: “What is a leg?”. Sounds stupid, doesn’t it?
Come on, every one of us knows what a leg is, don’t we?
Do we, really?
Let me ask you a simple question to see how much you really know about the leg: Name the various parts of the leg. Take 5 minutes, think hard and come up with as many parts of the leg as possible. (Don’t Google, that’s cheating!).
Here is a fairly complete list of all parts of a human leg:
- Arch of Foot
- Ball of Foot
- In addition to the above, some of the main “inner components” that matter too are:
There are over 25 different parts of a leg you should be aware of, when talking about leg pain.
Now, who would have thought that a leg implies over 25 different parts in the context of pain!
Yes, it does because your pain could be in any of the 25 different outer and inner parts mentioned above.
Now, your pain could be because of a number of things, some really minor and some, far more serious:
A comprehensive list of leg pain related problems
- Achilles tendon rupture (Achilles tendinitis)
- ACL Injury (Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury)
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Anterior Ankle Pain
- Anterior Knee Pain
- Anterior Thigh Pain
- Anteromedial Knee Pain
- Broken Bone
- Blood Clot or DVT
- Bone Fracture
- Baker’s cyst
- Bone Cancer
- Buckling Knee
- Burning or Aching Pain in Feet or Toes
- Inflamed Tendon (Tendinitis)
- Infection of the Bone (Osteomyelitis)
- Infection of Led Skin and Soft Tissue (Cellulitis)
- Inflammation of Leg Joints
- Lateral Ankle Pain
- Lateral Hip Pain
- Lateral Knee Pain
- Lateral Thigh Pain
- Leg Muscle Cramp
- Leg Muscle Fatigue
- Leg Muscle Strain
- Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease
- Lower Extremity Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Night Leg Cramps
- Narrowed Spinal Canal (Stenosis)
- Numbness in Legs
- Nerve Damage in Legs
- Benign Tumors of Femur or Tibia (Osteoid Osteoma)
- Paget’s Disease
- Patellar Tendinitis
- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Plantar Toe Pain
- Plantar Midfoot Pain
- Posterior Ankle Pain
- Posterior Calf Pain
- Posterior Knee Pain
- Posterior Thigh Pain
- Septic Arthritis
- Shin Splints
- Skin Infections
- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
- Sores on Legs or Foot
- Spinal Stenosis
- Stress Fractures
- Thigh Pain
- Tight Achilles Tendons
- Tingling in Legs
- Torn Meniscus
- Torn Muscle