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Popliteus Muscle: Pain in the Back of the Knee

The popliteus muscle can cause and contribute to pain behind the knee. Prime indicators of popliteus dysfunction is an inability to lock the knee and/or you find your pain behind the knee worsens when walking down stairs or an incline. Pain from the popliteus muscle often mimics meniscus and other knee ligament and tendon injury pain.

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Piriformis Muscle: Back, Hip, Buttock, Pelvic, Thigh Pain

Pain in the low back, hip, hip joint, pelvis, buttock and occasionally pain going down the back of the thigh indicate piriformis dysfunction. What are the symptoms and pain associated with the piriformis muscle? Low back pain at the base of the spine Buttock pain Hip pain around the hip joint Aching pain, burning or tingling…

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Soleus Muscle: Heel, Ankle, Calf, Knee, Low Back Pain

The soleus muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the heel, ankle and back of the knee. It can also cause pain in the low back on the same side of the affected leg. Dysfunction of the soleus muscle can also contribute to swelling in the foot and ankle. Occasionally a trigger point the bottom and outside of the muscle can contribute to pain in the jaw and side of the head.

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Tibialis Posterior Muscle: Lower Leg, Heel and Foot Pain

The tibialis posterior muscle can cause and contribute to pain in the lower leg just above the heel. This pain will often extend into the heel and the bottom of the foot. Pain will sometimes extend up into the lower calf. If you have fallen arches, you should check the tibialis posterior for trigger points and tightness because dysfunction of this muscle will allow your ankles to collapse inward.

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