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What can help lower leg pain?

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Medical treatments can help if your doctor says you have a condition like leg cramps, blood clots, or issues with the nerves. But you can do things at home that help, too.

SOURCES:

AAOS: "Muscle Cramp."

Merck Manuals Online Medical Library: "Lower Leg Injuries."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Leg Problems."

NHLBI: "How Is Deep Vein Thrombosis Treated?"

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California: "Leg Pain and Lower Extremity Arterial Disease."

American Heart Association: "Symptoms and Diagnosis of PAD."

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Center: "Lumbar Herniated Disc."

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC): Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on January 26, 2020

SOURCES:

AAOS: "Muscle Cramp."

Merck Manuals Online Medical Library: "Lower Leg Injuries."

American Academy of Family Physicians: "Leg Problems."

NHLBI: "How Is Deep Vein Thrombosis Treated?"

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California: "Leg Pain and Lower Extremity Arterial Disease."

American Heart Association: "Symptoms and Diagnosis of PAD."

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Center: "Lumbar Herniated Disc."

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (NDIC): Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes."

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on January 26, 2020

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