A possible cause of sudden muscle weakness in one or both legs is stroke, which is a potentially fatal condition that reduces oxygen supply to the brain, states Healthgrades. Other potential causes of leg weakness includ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Individuals who experience repeated episodes of sudden leg weakness should seek prompt medical attention, states Healthgrades. There are many causes of leg weakness, from general fatigue to life-threatening conditions su... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Symptoms that sometimes accompany leg weakness include a prickling feeling, paralysis, numbness, muscle spasms or a burning sensation, reports Healthgrades. Some people with leg weakness also experience a twitching, red,... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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