Posts Tagged ‘peripheral vascular disease’

Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle: Foot and Toe Pain

What pain and symptoms are associated with the flexor digitorum longus muscle Pain in the foot while walking Pain in the ball of the foot which extends to the four small toes Pain can continue to the bottom of the foot and radiate up into the back of the leg Can cause foot cramps Contributes to…

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Plantaris Muscle: Pain Behind The Knee

What pain and symptoms are associated with the Plantaris muscle? Pain  behind the knee Pain will sometimes extend down into the calf Is sometimes involved in cramps in the calf Where is the Plantaris muscle located? The plantaris muscle is found behind the knee. It is connected to the thigh bone (femur) and extends down…

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Gastrocnemius Muscle: Knee, Low Leg, Ankle, Arch Pain

What symptoms and pain are associated with the gastrocnemius? Pain in the arch of the foot Pain toward the outside of the back of the knee Pain toward  the inside of the back of the knee Pain going down the inside of the inside of the lower leg Pain around the inside ankle Pain on…

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

 What pain and symptoms are associated with the soleus muscle? Pain in the heel often to the point of not being able to put weight on the heel Pain in the ankle Pain in the calf sometimes extending into the back of the knee Deep aching in the back of the knee Deep pain in the…

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Tibialis Posterior Muscle: Lower Leg, Heel and Foot Pain

What are the pain and symptoms associated with the tibialis posterior muscle? Pain in the back of the lower leg, just above the heel Pain can go into the heel and down into the bottom of the foot Pain will sometimes radiate up into the calf Where is the tibialis posterior muscle? The tibialis posterior lies…

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