Possible causes of lower leg pain include muscle cramps, shin splints, torn tendons or muscles, a fractured bone, or a sprain, according to WebMD. Lower leg pain can also result from blood clots, varicose veins and infec... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Causes of foot and leg cramps include muscle fatigue or injury, pregnancy, dehydration, vitamin deficiencies and cold temperatures, says WebMD. Occasionally, cramps are the result of inadequate blood flow, thyroid or kid... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Common causes of severe leg cramps include muscle strain, pregnancy, exposure to cold, mineral deficiencies, dehydration, certain medications and underlying medical conditions, according to WebMD. Additionally, leg cramp... More » Health
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Shin splints are caused by overuse of the muscles of the lower leg, repetitive impact with flat feet, stress fractures in the shin bones or weakness in stabilizer muscles supporting lower-leg muscles, according to WebMD.... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Leg pain can be caused by muscle cramps or from injuries such as shin splints, nerve damage, stress fractures and muscle strains. Additionally, leg pain can be caused by medical conditions such as atherosclerosis, arthri... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Swelling of the lower leg can be caused by several different factors that include standing for extended lengths of time, sitting in the same position for long periods, blood pressure medicines and steroids, explains Heal... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Leg pain may be caused by muscle cramps, inflamed tendons, deep vein thrombosis and peripheral arterial disease, according to WebMD. A broken bone or a sprained knee or ankle may also cause pain through the leg. More » Health Conditions & Diseases