Comments for leg muscle tightness without loss of movement

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Tightness in Right Calf Post Stroke
by: Jerry Allocco

5 years ago I had a CVA during open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve. The valve was eaten away by a staff infection. During the surgery a piece of "the moss" (doctors term) broke off, traveled to my brain and caused a "shower of strokes" (physiologist determined this). My left arm and leg were effected. Physical Therapy helped me greatly in my recovery. The most noticeable
lingering affect is a tightness in my RIGHT calf.
Lately I have been experiencing flashes of pain and a little weakness in my right knee. Is it possible that the nerve impulse is trying to work its way through the knee joint? I know how lucky I am!

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Stroke Rehabilitation Questions.

Return to leg muscle tightness without loss of movement.

Shop for rehab products at Amazon



 If you would like to ask your medical questions to a doctor, visit www.JustAnswer.com




Stroke Rehab Guide

Exercises Included   $ 14.99

Recent Articles

  1. toes curl

    Sep 07, 20 01:56 PM

    Question: Is there a bestexercise for toes that want to curl when walking Thank you for your input. Answer: This curling is most likely due to tone,

    Read More

  2. Flaccid problems

    Aug 09, 20 10:18 AM

    Question Hello, patient was attacked by pontine stroke 4 months ago. He is able to do only elbow flexion and mild finger flexion but arm remains flaccid.

    Read More

  3. Leg and Arm Movement

    Aug 09, 20 10:12 AM

    Question My husband had a stroke on the 6th March 2011. He still has no movement in his left arm and left leg. What exercises can he do at home to improve

    Read More

*


*