I am getting pains and muscle stiffness on outer side of my entire right leg on standing for last three weeks. Pain diasappears after a few hours rest but start getting stiff after few minutes of standing. Tried light exercise and stretch a few times which made the pain unbearable. There is no back pain. Has anyone come across it before. What should I do next!
Mr. Simon Cavanagh
Mr. Simon Cavanagh
Orthopaedic surgeon
Chichester
Difficult without knowing your age and sex ....
Could be a form of sciatica with boney compression of nerve root ( L 4 or 5).
Standing or lying flat usually aggravates as does walking. Sitting and assuming foetal position in bed relieves.

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