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Can you solve this case? by pathologystudent Posted Tue 05 Nov 2013 2:18pm Here’s an interesting case involving a painless skin nodule.  Take a look at the photos and the question, then scroll down for the answer. A 36-year-old female presents with this painless nodule on her lower leg. She notes that its size fluctuates, but that it is usually around 1 cm in diameter. When squeezed, the nodule dimples inwa ... Read on »
Article Series--Lower Leg Injuries and Exercise, Part 2 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 09 May 2008 11:33am Shin splints are much more than shin soreness. Shin soreness happens through overuse of your shins during training. Soreness can be treated with the R.I.C.E.R. principle (REST, ICE, COMPRESSION, ELEVATION, REFERRAL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE). Shin splints refer to a medical condition called Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Problems with y ... Read on »
Article Series--Lower Leg Injuries and Exercise, Part 2 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:30pm Shin splints are much more than shin soreness. Shin soreness happens through overuse of your shins during training. Soreness can be treated with the R.I.C.E.R. principle (REST, ICE, COMPRESSION, ELEVATION, REFERRAL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE). Shin splints refer to a medical condition called Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Proble ... Read on »
Lower Leg (Peroneal) Tendonosis: Part II by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:00pm In my last post, I covered the Five Keys to Solving Lower Leg (Peroneal) Tendonosis and I mentioned at the end of that article that I would describe a few drills. Just as a reminder, the drill selection is driven by at least three things: the nature of the injury (tissue or tissues involved), the severity and irritability or what we refer to a ... Read on »
What lower leg pain do you have? by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 12:19am Today’s joggle was 6.5 miles on the treadmill in 51 minutes. It was a sprint workout: 4×800 in 2:30 and 1×800 in 5:00 in between. All of it was done joggling. I’m not sure I ever joggled on a treadmill going 11 miles/hour. But now, my right lower leg is hurting. [...] Filed under: Health, Joggling life, Training Tips | 5 Comments » ... Read on »
Long Beach Veterans Medical Center Builds First Prosthetic Lower Leg Controlled in Real Time by EEG by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 11:49am This is great and there’s a lot that goes on at the Long Beach VA.  In the last couple of years I have had several conversations with patients who have received care here and in Los Angeles and it has been good, along with impressions from family members as well.  Again we know the VA had a great head start with medical records and now this res ... Read on »
Article Series--Lower Leg Injuries and Exercise, Part 1 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:30pm Dealing with injuries is as big a part of exercising as, well---exercising! The ideal solution is to prevent injuries . While that's not always possible, this article series will help you recognize some of the warning signs (and treatments) of lower leg exercise injuries. Treatment of any soft tissue injury during the first 24-72 ho ... Read on »
Can Compression Socks Reduce Lower Leg Swelling and Pains? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am Compression socks were used only by those were post-leg surgery, had varicose veins, were diabetic, or who took long airplane trips. Very recently, athletes began using compression socks during competitions. They are particularly popular among long distance runners. Searching on websites using terms like compression sock produces very variable re ... Read on »
Rolling and Stretching for Tightness in the Lower Leg by kmacphee Posted Mon 04 Oct 2010 12:00am One of the most popular comments I hear from clients is that they find it hard to relieve tightness in the lower leg and bottom of the foot. This tends to be a widely neglected area in the strength and conditioning world because the calves and muscles of the foot are used constantly in training, life and sport. To keep things simple, I ... Read on »
Perfect Form. How to perfect the Double Leg Lower. Exercise 4. by Fitsouffle Posted Wed 13 Mar 2013 9:35pm ​Exercise 4.  The Double Leg Lower, part of the Pilates matwork abdominal series.  The double leg lower is a super challenging low belly exercise.  But like every exercise it is only beneficial and effective when performed correctly.  Important elements:  Move slowly with control and precision.  If you have tight hamstrings or a tight low ba ... Read on »