Posts Tagged ‘peripheral vascular disease’

Flexor Digitorum Longus Muscle: Foot and Toe Pain

The flexor digitorum longus muscle can contribute to pain in the bottom of the foot, including the four small toes, the ball of the foot and the arch. Pain can also extend into the heel and up into the back of the lower leg. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the flexor digitorum…

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Plantaris Muscle: Pain Behind The Knee

The plantaris muscle contributes to pain behind the knee that sometimes extends down into the calf. What are the pain and symptoms 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…

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

Pain behind the knee, inside the calf, the inside ankle and the arch of the foot are indications of gastrocnemius dysfunction. What symptoms and pain are associated with the gastrocnemius muscle? Pain in the arch of the foot Pain toward the outside of the back of the knee Pain toward  the inside of the back…

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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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