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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 »

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To stretch the lower trapezius muscle, start with a twist stretch on the floor by crossing your legs, positioning your elbow, and twisting up and back. Next, sit in a chair, cross your arms, grab the armrests, and roll f... More »

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The major muscles in the human upper leg are in two groups: the hamstrings and the quadriceps. The semitendinosus, semimembranosus and biceps femoris muscles comprise the hamstrings muscle group, while the rectus femoris... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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