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How To Crip Walk?

Gautam Clinic Pvt Ltd 91% (7785 ratings)
Sexologist Clinic
Sexologist, Faridabad
How To Crip Walk?

Understand the history and implications of the crip walk. The crip walk is a controversial dance move which originated in the 1970s in South Central Los Angeles, among members of the Crip gang.

  • Originally, the foot movement used in crip walking was meant to spell out the letters "C-R-I-P" and was used to display gang affiliation at parties and other gatherings.

  • Later, the dance was used as a signature by Crip gang members after they had committed a crime, as the foot movement would leave distinctive shuffle marks on the ground.
  • As a result of these associations, crip walking was banned from a large number of schools in certain L.A. neighborhoods, while MTV refused to play any rap or hip-hop videos (such as those by Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, and Kurupt) containing the crip walk.
  • More recently, the crip walk has been appropriated by American culture and, in general, is no longer intended to display gang affiliation.
  • However, it is important to be aware of the history and implications of the crip walk, as performing it could still potentially cause offense in certain situations.

Learn the shuffle. The shuffle is the most basic part of the c-walk. To shuffle, stand with your right foot planted firmly on the ground and your left leg extended out in front of you, balanced on the ball of your left foot.

  • Now, reverse this position by standing firmly on your left foot while your right leg is extended in front of you, balanced on the ball of your right foot. Jump as you switch your feet, so the switch is completed in one fluid movement.
  • Now keep jumping and switching your feet -- this is the basic shuffle movement. You can make it more interesting by moving sideways or around in a circle as you jump, or by keeping the same foot forward in a double jump.
  • Variation: A common variation on the shuffle step is the shuffle kick. To do the shuffle kick, balance your front foot on the heel rather than the toe and give it a flick to the side.
  • Alternating between the basic shuffle step and the shuffle kick will add more flavor to your crip-walk.

 

Learn the heel-toe. The heel to toe is perhaps the hardest part of the crip walk and will require some practice.

  • Type one: Turn so that your body is facing diagonally towards the right, then put your left foot forward, balancing on the heel. Swivel on your left heel and the ball of your right foot until your body is facing diagonally towards the left.
  • Now jump and switch feet so your right foot is in front, balanced on the heel, and your left foot is behind. Keep practicing this movement until you get it fast and smooth.
  • You can add some variation to the movement by doing a double heel-toe -- do the heel-toe as normal but instead of switching feet try to swivel in the same direction twice, keeping the same foot in front.
  • Type two: The second type of heel-toe is pretty much the same as the first, except for one major difference. Instead of balancing on the ball of your back foot, try to balance on your toe. Then instead of swiveling on your toe, drag it across the ground as you change directions.
  • Type three: The third type of heel-toe involves the same movement as the first, except that you keep repeating the heel-toe with the same foot in front while moving in one direction. So, starting with your body facing diagonally towards the right and your left heel in front, swivel so that your body is facing diagonally towards the left. Now instead of switching feet, jump back to the starting position (facing the right, left heel in front) and repeat the movement again.

Put it all together. A good crip walk will involve a combination of the movements described above, with as many variations and as much personal style thrown in as possible.

  • Just try to get the movements as smooth and fluid as possible -- crip walking is supposed to look effortless and loose, not tight and exact.
  • Practice as you listen to your favorite hip-hop or rap tunes and try to dance in time with the beat.
  • What you do with your arms is up to you -- some people leave them loose at their sides, while others put their hands on their hips.
  • Remember that everyone's c-walk is unique, so just do what feels good for you.

 

Hallux Valgus - How Does It Affect Your Feet?

Dr. Anant Singh 87% (10 ratings)
MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Dehradun
Hallux Valgus - How Does It Affect Your Feet?

Bunions, also known as hallux valgus, are a medical condition where the big toe is deformed and points toward the second toe. While most people believe bunions to be a simple bump on the side of the feet, it really is a manifestation of a change in the anatomy. Some people may suffer from a slightly different form of the bunion, where the deformity occurs on the base of the small toe. This is called as a tailor’s bunion.

Causes for bunions-

• Bunions are hereditary and run in families
• Use of improper footwear may also lead to the condition. For instance, tight-fitting shoes or small footwear has a high chance of causing the bunions.
• People affected with arthritis also face the risk of the condition

Symptoms of bunions-

As the condition deteriorates, the following symptoms may become apparent-

• Pain in the leg affected
• A burning sensation in the affected toe
Swelling and redness
Numbness in the feet
• Difficulty walking

Treatment for Bunions-

Non-surgical treatments are effective in most cases and surgical procedure is required under rare circumstances. Additionally, patients can also utilize certain home remedies as well. Here is a look at some non-surgical remedies for bunions-

• Wearing proper fitting shoes that offer adequate leg space can often provide relief to discomfort caused by bunions
• Putting pads over the bunions to protect against the pain and preventing further deterioration
• People can also avoid putting too much strain on their feet, which in turn reduces the pain from the disorder
• Over-the-counter pain relievers and NSAIDs can help deal with the issue and keep the pain at bay
• Specialized orthotic devices can help treat and manage the bunions as well. These footwear rectifies the deformity of the bone.
• Lastly, application of ice over the bunion can also reduce the inflammation and the pain

Following the above measures can help with the symptoms of hallux valgus. In most cases, the patient suffering from this condition finds relief from the pain and discomfort. Surgical treatments are only required when all other treatments have failed to produce the desired result.

Shin Splints - Know Treatment For It!

Dr. Chirag Dalal 89% (27 ratings)
MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Mumbai
Shin Splints - Know Treatment For It!

Shin splints' is a condition, which is characterized by pain in the shin bone, the bone that is present in front of the leg. Shin splints tend to occur quite frequently in runners and dancers as their activities tend to stress the shin bone.

Causes

When excess force is applied to the shinbone, it may result in swelling of the muscles, causing pain and inflammation. It may also occur from stress reactions to fractures in the bone. Cracks tend to develop due to constant application of force in the bones. If the area is not well rested then these cracks will not heal and ultimately lead to a complete fracture.


Some other causes of shin splints are 

1. Muscle imbalance in the glutes or the thighs
2. Anatomical deformity such as flat foot
3. Not using proper form during training
4. Lack of flexibility
5. If you wear improper shoes during workouts, then it may lead to shin problems
6. Running downhill may lead to excessive stress on the shin leading to shin splints


Symptoms

The symptoms of shin splints are: 

1. You may experience swelling in the lower leg
2. A dull pain in the front portion of the leg
3. Tenderness around the shin area
4. Numbness around the shin area
5. Inflammation in the shin area
6. You may experience severe pain while walking


Treatment

The basic treatment for shin splints is the RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation) protocol. It means allowing the leg to rest, applying ice packs and wearing compression bandages. It is recommended to take rest and not exert the leg beyond a certain point to limit the damage. The complications that may result from shin splints are compartment syndrome, where there is buildup of pressure in the muscle. In some cases, where the muscle tears off from the bone, a surgery may be required to treat this condition.

Blood Clots In The Legs: Are They Preventable?

Dr. Manoj Jain 86% (21 ratings)
MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Mumbai
Blood Clots In The Legs: Are They Preventable?

A blood clot in the leg is termed as Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT. This blood clot can be fatal because it usually blocks the passage of blood to the heart by damaging the one way valves of the veins. This can also reach other organs like the lungs in which situation the case becomes complicated and may also lead to death.

There are various ways of preventing the onset of these clots. Follow these points to know more :

*  Blood Thinners: Prolonged hospital stay and a major surgery like joint replacement can lead to blood clots in the legs or DVT. Therefore, it is imperative to ask your doctor about a prescription for blood thinners which can help in better blood flow despite minimal motion in the legs or stiffness. 

*  Compressions Stockings: If you have been in the hospital for a prolonged period or suffering from leg paralysis, then the risk of blood clots is greater than most others. You can make use of compression stockings which will help in preventing clots by holding the area tight so that the blood is forced to pump and flow. These should be used every time you are admitted to the hospital. 

*  Exercise: It is important to keep moving in case you are travelling in a long flight that is over four hours long. Also, you can try certain mild exercises in case you have a long standing condition of pain or cramping in the leg muscles and joints. From simple toe flexes to muscle strengthening exercises like the heel or towel hook, you can ensure that the tightening action makes your muscle firm so that the blood clots do not have a chance to form. You may also need to lose weight in case you are overweight so that you can alleviate the risk of these clots.

*  Water: Staying hydrated is something that we all need to follow in any case, but it is especially important if you are risk of developing blood clots in the legs. Drinking plenty of fluids is a natural way of thinning the blood, especially if you have been in bed or travelling for prolonged periods. 

*  Loose Fitting Clothing: You may want to wear loose fitting clothing when you are travelling or in the hospital so that you do not end up unnecessarily compressing an area in a way that will be detrimental for the blood flow there. Wearing loose clothing ensures that the blood flow carries on as per its normal routine without any blockages.

It is important to remember the above points so that you keep blood clots in the legs at bay.

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Orthostatic Tremor!

Dr. Swarup Kumar Ghosh 89% (82 ratings)
MD - Bio-Chemistry, MF Homeo (London), DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
Orthostatic Tremor!

The main symptom of primary orthostatic tremor is the occurrence of a rapid tremor affecting both legs while standing. A tremor is involuntary, rhythmic contractions of various muscles. Orthostatic tremor causes feelings of “vibration”, unsteadiness or imbalance in the legs. The tremor associated with primary orthostatic tremor has such high frequency that it may not visible to the naked eye but can be palpated by touching the thighs or calves, by listening to these muscles with a stethoscope, or by electromyography. The tremor is position-specific (standing) and disappears partially or completely when an affected individual walks, sits or lies down. In many cases, the tremor becomes progressively more severe and feelings of unsteadiness become more intense. Some affected individuals can stand for several minutes before the tremor begins; others can only stand momentarily. Eventually, affected individuals may experience stiffness, weakness and, in rare cases, pain in the legs. Orthostatic tremor, despite usually becoming progressively more pronounced, does not develop into other conditions or affect other systems of the body.

Some affected individuals may also have a tremor affecting the arms. In one case reported in the medical literature, overgrowth of the affected muscles (muscular hypertrophy) occurred in association with primary orthostatic tremor.

Causes

The exact cause of primary orthostatic tremor is unknown (idiopathic). Some researchers believe that the disorder is a variant or subtype of essential tremor. Other researchers believe the disorder is a separate entity. Some individuals with primary orthostatic tremor have had a family history of tremor suggesting that in these cases genetic factors may play a role in the development of the disorder. However, more research is necessary to determine the exact, underlying cause (s) of primary orthostatic tremor.

Affected populations

Primary orthostatic tremor affects females slightly more frequently than males. Because many affected individuals of primary orthostatic tremor often go unrecognized or misdiagnosed, the disorder is believed by some to be under-diagnosed, making it difficult to determine the true frequency of this disorder in the general population.

Related disorders

Tremors, involuntary quivering, or trembling movements can occur in association with many disorders. They may occur at any age and may be rhythmic or intermittent. Tremors mainly occur in disorders of the central nervous system, and especially in disorders of the cerebellum or basal ganglia. Examples of cerebellar diseases might be tumors of the cerebellum, multiple sclerosis involving the cerebellum, or a degenerative disease such as spinocerebellar degeneration. Examples of disorders of the basal ganglia include parkinson’s disease (discussed in more detail below), wilson’s disease, and many other rare and common disorders. Tremor may also occur as a result of anxiety, medication, or be of unknown cause (idiopathic).

Orthostatic myoclonus is a rare condition that is similar to primary orthostatic tremor, but myoclonus refers to sudden, involuntary jerking of a muscle or group of muscles caused by muscle contraction or relaxation. Orthostatic myoclonus is characterized by slowly progressive unsteadiness when standing that is relieved by walking or sitting. Some affected individuals experienced bouncing stance and recurrent falls. More research is necessary to determine when orthostatic myoclonus and primary orthostatic tremor are the same disorder or similar, yet distinct, disorders. In rare cases, orthostatic myoclonus may be associated with underlying neoplasm.

Essential tremor is a common movement disorder characterized by an involuntary rhythmic tremor of a body part or parts, primarily the hands, arms, and neck. In many affected individuals, upper limb tremor may occur as an isolated finding. However, in others, tremor may gradually involve other anatomic regions, such as the head, voice, and tongue, leading to a quiver in the voice or difficulties articulating speech. 

Restless Leg - 6 Ways It Can Be Managed!

Dr. Shailesh Jain 85% (13 ratings)
MBBS, MCh, MS
Neurosurgeon, Delhi
Restless Leg - 6 Ways It Can Be Managed!

Restless leg syndrome is a condition where the nervous supply to the lower legs (and sometimes hands) is affected. The person has a constant urge to move the legs due to the tingly sensation or the pins and needles sensation and so this condition is called as restless legs syndrome (RLS). It is almost never a standalone condition and is often associated with other nervous system conditions.
It is a progressive condition and aggravates with time. The patient may experience episodes of this disease. Most people might experience this problem at night due to which a lot of patients complain of disturbed sleep and restlessness while sleeping.

While there is no permanent solution to this condition, there are various home remedies and techniques which can help control the condition. Read on to know more.

  1. Trigger agents: Some people are able to identify triggers like caffeine or chocolate which induce the condition. The first step would then be to avoid using these, especially before sleeping.
  2. Exercise: Any form of exercise, which gives a good workout for the leg muscles is recommended. This could range from a 30-minute brisk walk to stretches depending on the person’s overall health status. This is known to induce a good sleep, reduce muscle tension and relax the mood. Choose yoga, gym, cycling, or any form which suits your overall health and schedule.
  3. Massages:Hot or cold massages, often used alternately, can help in relaxing the muscles. This also helps in reducing tension and improving overall sleep. The ideal time for the massage is the evening so that RLS does not affect during nighttime.
  4. Diet: A diet rich in vitamins and minerals can prove to be helpful. This is because proper muscle and nerve function requires various minerals like zinc, potassium, calcium, sodium, etc. Diet rich in these helps in improving muscle and nerve function and thereby control RLS.
  5. Sleep pattern: Sound sleep practices like having an early dinner, a quiet room free of digital media, optimal temperature, and relaxing ambience helps in a better sleep. This has shown to reduce the incidence of RLS and evidence of sound sleep.
  6. Medications: RLS can also cause mild to moderate pain in the affected legs, and so pain killers can be used once in a while if the pain is not bearable. These should be used only rarely and continued use can lead to stomach ulcers and bleeding. The above mentioned nonmedical methods should be tried before trying medications. Anticonvulsants have been used to control RLS if pain killers alone are not adequate. In more severe cases, antiparkinson drugs are used with great success.

Plantar Fasciitis - What All Should You Know

Dr. Sachin Prakash Rathod 89% (227 ratings)
MBBS, D'Ortho, DNB (Orthopedics), Fellowship in Complex Trauma and Arthroplasty
Orthopedist, Mumbai
Plantar Fasciitis - What All Should You Know

There are many conditions that can affect the foot. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. The plantar belt is the level band of tissue (tendon) that can give your heel unresolved issue toes . It forms the curve of your foot. In the event that you strain your plantar belt, it gets powerless, swollen, and chafed (excited). Mobility also becomes an issue in such cases. At this point, your heel or the base of your foot will hurt when you try to stand or walk.

Plantar fasciitis is commonly found in middle-aged people. It also affects elderly individuals who are constantly on their feet. It is known to affect people who are into sports or even those in the defense forces. It can happen in one foot or both feet.

Causes: Rehashed strain can cause the tendon to tear. These can prompt agony and swelling. This will probably happen if the following conditions are met:

  • Your feet roll inward excessively when you walk (too much pronation)
  • You have high curves or level feet
  • You walk, stand, or keep running for drawn out stretches of time, particularly on hard surfaces
  • You are overweight
  • You wear shoes that don't fit well
  • You have tight Achilles tendons or calf muscles

Symptoms: A vast majority of patients with plantar fasciitis experience pain when they begin to move about after getting out of bed or sitting for a while. You may have less stability and experience pain after you take a couple strides. The motion also begins to sting the feet.

Treatment: There are numerous things you can try to improve your foot:

  • Avoid walking or running on hard surfaces.
  • To lessen the pain and swelling, you can try applying ice on your heel. You can also take an over-the-counter pain reliever like Ibuprofen, (for example, Advil or Motrin) or naproxen, (for example, Aleve).
  • Do toe stretching exercises and calf and towel extensions a few times a day, particularly when you wake up in the morning. (To perform towel extensions, you have to pull on both closures of a moved towel that you put under the bundle of your foot.)
  • Get another pair of shoes. Pick shoes with great curve support and a padded sole. Additionally, you can wear heel glasses or shoe embeds (orthotics). Use them in both shoes even if only one foot is affected.
  • Plantar fasciitis is caused by wounds that have happened after some time. With treatment, you will have less agony in a couple of weeks. The recovery period could also range from a couple of months to a year.

पैर की नसों में दर्द - Pair Kee Nason Mein Dard!

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Singh 87% (192 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
पैर की नसों में दर्द - Pair Kee Nason Mein Dard!

हमारे पैर के नसों में अक्‍सर होने वाले अनचाहे दर्द की कई वजहें हो सकती हैं. जैसे इसके कुछ कारण तो मांसपेशियों में सिकुड़न, मांसपेशियों की थकान, ज्यादा टहलना करना, व्यायाम, तनाव, खून के थक्के जमने से बनी गांठ, घुटनों, हिप्स व पैरों में ठीक ढंग से रक्त संचरण न हो पाना आदि हैं. इसके अलावा पानी की कमी, सही भोजन न ले पाना, खाने में कैल्शियम और पोटेशियम जैसे खनिज पदार्थ और विटामिंस की कमी, अंदर गहरी चोट का लगना, किसी भी प्रकार का संक्रमण हो जाना, नाखून का पकना आदि भी इसके कारणों में शामिल हैं. कई बार तो शरीर की हड्डियों में कमजोरी होने से भी पैरों में दर्द की शिकायत हो जाती है. रासायनिक दवाइयों को ज्यादा मात्रा में लेने, चोट, त्वचा और हड्डियों से संबंधित संक्रमण, ट्यूमर, मोटापा, शुगर, आर्थराइटिस, हारमोनल प्रॉब्लम, नसों में दर्द और कोलेस्ट्रॉल के लेवल कम होने से भी पैर की नसों में दर्द की समस्या देखी जाती है. आइए इस लेख के माध्यम से पैर की नसों में होने वाले दर्द के कुछ संभावित उपचारों को जानें.

दूध के उत्पादों का भरपूर इस्तेमाल

यदि आप पैर की नसों में दर्द की समस्या से ग्रसित हैं. तो आपको दूध के उत्पादों का भरपूर मात्रा में इस्तेमाल करना चाहिए इसके साथ ही आप सोयाबीन सलाद आदि भी ले सकते हैं. जिससे कि आपके शरीर में विटामिन और अन्य पोषक तत्वों की आपूर्ति होती रहे इसके साथ ही आप खाने में कैल्शियम और पोटेशियम युक्त पदार्थों को ज्यादा से ज्यादा शामिल करें.

नियमित रूप से व्यायाम

पैर की नसों के दर्द से छुटकारा पाने के लिए आपको नियमित रूप से व्यायाम करना काफी लाभ पहुंचा सकता है. क्योंकि व्यायाम करने से आप शारीरिक और दिमागी तौर पर फिट रहते हैं. इसके साथ ही आप की पैर की नसों का दर्द भी खत्म हो सकता है.

नीम के पत्ते का इस्तेमाल

पैर की नसों में दर्द से पीड़ित व्यक्तियों नीम के पत्तों का इस्तेमाल करके अपनी परेशानी कम कर सकता है. इसके लिए आपको नीम के पत्तों को गर्म पानी में उबालकर इसमें थोड़ी सी फिटकरी मिक्स करना होगा. इसके बाद चाहने लायक गर्म हो जाने पर इस पानी में अपने पैर को 10 से 15 मिनट तक रखें.

कुछ खास तरह के स्ट्रेचिंग

पैर की नसों में दर्द को दूर करने के लिए कुछ खास तरह के स्ट्रेचिंग का भी सहारा लिया जा सकता है. इससे आपके पैर की नसों में रक्त संचार और मांसपेशियों की संरचना में सुधार आता है. जिससे आपकी परेशानी कम होती है.

सही डाइट लेना

पैर की नसों की समस्याओं को दूर करने के लिए यह आवश्यक है कि आप अपने वजन को नियंत्रित रखें. वजन को नियंत्रित रखने के लिए आपको सही डाइट लेना होगा. यदि आप फिटनेस और सही डाइट को ठीक तरह से फॉलो करें तो इस परेशानी से बच सकते हैं.

नियमित रूप से पानी पियें

फिल्म नियमित रूप से पानी पीते रहना भी हमारे शरीर की मांसपेशियों की सिकुड़न और पैरों के दर्द को कम करता है. किसी भी तरह की दया शुरू करने से पहले आपको सही मात्रा में पानी पीना चाहिए इससे आपको आपके पूरे शरीर हाइड्रेटेड रहती हैं.

भरपूर मात्रा में तरल पदार्थों का सेवन

यदि आप नियमित रूप से भरपूर मात्रा में पदार्थों जैसे कि जूस राजनीति रहे हैं. तो आप इस परेशानी से बच सकते हैं. आप हरी सब्जियां गाजर अंकुरित मूंग खट्टे फल संतरा अंगूर के लिए आदि का भी इस्तेमाल कर सकते हैं.

अन्य उपाय

* पिपरमेंट ऑयल या रोजमेरी ऑयल से पैरों की मालिश करें. वैसे लैवेंडर ऑयल भी मददगार होता है.
* गर्म पानी में ऑयल की बूंद डालकर सेंक लें. पैरों को पैडीक्‍योर करें और फिर क्रीम लगाकर रिलेक्‍स करें.
* कई बार पैरों में ब्‍लड सर्कुलेशन सही ढंग से न होने की वजह से भी पैरों में दर्द होने लगता है. इसलिए पैरों की हल्‍की मसाज दें, इससे भी दर्द चला जाता है.
* फुट मसाज: पैरों के दर्द को दूर करने में फुट मसाज बहुत कारगर होती है. टेनिस बॉल या रोलिंग पिन से आप फुट मसाज कर सकते हैं. इससे काफी राहत मिलती है.
* लैवेंडर ऑयल को दो चम्‍मच लें, इसमें ऑलिव ऑयल मिक्‍स करें और पैरों पर लगाएं. सर्कुलर मोशन में मसाज करें. आराम मिलेगा.
* लौंग के तेल को तिल के तेल के साथ मिलाकर पैरों में लगाएं. इससे पैरों की खुजली दूर होगी.
 

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Shin Splints - How To Treat It?

Dr. Atul Mishra 86% (16 ratings)
Fellowship In Joint Replacement, MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Delhi
Shin Splints - How To Treat It?

Shin splints' is a condition, which is characterized by pain in the shin bone, the bone that is present in front of the leg. Shin splints tend to occur quite frequently in runners and dancers as their activities tend to stress the shin bone.

Causes: When excess force is applied to the shinbone, it may result in swelling of the muscles, causing pain and inflammation. It may also occur from stress reactions to fractures in the bone. Cracks tend to develop due to constant application of force in the bones. If the area is not well rested then these cracks will not heal and ultimately lead to a complete fracture.

Some other causes of shin splints are:

  1. Muscle imbalance in the glutes or the thighs
  2. Anatomical deformity such as flat foot
  3. Not using proper form during training
  4. Lack of flexibility
  5. If you wear improper shoes during workouts, then it may lead to shin problems
  6. Running downhill may lead to excessive stress on the shin leading to shin splints

Symptoms:
The symptoms of shin splints are: 

  1. You may experience swelling in the lower leg
  2. A dull pain in the front portion of the leg
  3. Tenderness around the shin area
  4. Numbness around the shin area
  5. Inflammation in the shin area
  6. You may experience severe pain while walking

Treatment: The basic treatment for shin splints is the RICE (rest, ice, compression and elevation) protocol. It means allowing the leg to rest, applying ice packs and wearing compression bandages. It is recommended to take rest and not exert the leg beyond a certain point to limit the damage. The complications that may result from shin splints are compartment syndrome, where there is buildup of pressure in the muscle. In some cases, where the muscle tears off from the bone, a surgery may be required to treat this condition. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Leg Cramps - 6 Homeopathic Remedies For It!

Dr. Akash Kumar Sen 92% (108 ratings)
LBS Homoeopathic Medical College, Bhopal
Homeopath, Bhopal
Leg Cramps - 6 Homeopathic Remedies For It!

Leg cramps is a very common condition which is characterized by tight and painful leg muscles. The calf muscles are the most commonly affected; it can spread further down to your thighs and feet. Once the cramping gets better, you might experience a tender leg coupled with a numbing feeling for a few minutes.

The causes of leg cramps are varied. If it is caused due to an underlying condition, it is known as secondary leg cramps. The causes of secondary leg cramps include vigorous exercises, pregnancy and usage of certain medications. The cramps cause the muscles of the leg to shorten and contract, thus making you lose control of the affected muscle.

How can homeopathy help?

Homeopathy is a system of medicine which is very holistic in nature. The goal of homeopathy is to focus on the causes of a disorder rather than just curing the symptoms. Homeopathic remedies do not yield any side effect unlike the conventional treatments. Apart from treating the symptoms, homeopathic remedies also help improve your overall wellbeing.

There are many homeopathic remedies that can be used to treat leg cramps. The remedies are focused on treating any underlying condition that may be causing these leg cramps, apart from relieving the symptoms. The first step of the treatment is to diagnose the condition, which is done by a trained practitioner. You will be asked questions pertaining to the cramps and your diet. Once the diagnosis is complete, the medications are prescribed based on the diagnosis.

There may be certain dietary restrictions that you may have to follow for the medicines to work at their optimum best. This system of medicine might also require you to not carry out any form of heavy work that involves the legs as rest is required to boost the process of recovery.

The various Homeopathic offerings are:

  1. Causticum

  2. Calcarea carbonica

  3. Arsenicum album

  4. Colocynthis

  5. Pulsatilla Nigricans

  6. Arnica montana
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