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Leg Stretching Exercises - Physical Therapy - About.com
Many people suffer from tight leg muscles. A very common cause of leg tightness is due to the amount of time we spend sitting throughout the work day. As our ...
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Leg Strengthening Exercises - Physical Therapy - About.com
May 7, 2014 ... Physical therapy is an important part of many surgery recoveries. Here, exercises to strengthen leg muscles after surgery are reviewed.
http://physicaltherapy.about.com/od/strengtheningexercises/p/LegEx.htm
Leg Muscles - Strengthen Leg Muscles - Leg Exercises - Dance
An illustrated tutorial for strengthening the leg muscles.
http://dance.about.com/od/adultdancers/ss/Leg_Muscles.htm
8 Causes of Lower Leg Pain - Podiatry - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... The lower leg is a common problem area for soreness. The muscles of the lower leg control foot motion and stability, so increases in activity or ...
http://foothealth.about.com/od/exercisefeet/tp/Lower-Leg-Pain.htm
Causes of Calf Pain and Treatment Options - Orthopedics - About.com
The region of the body commonly referred to as the calf is in the back of the leg, just below the knee. The calf is made of three major muscles. These muscles are  ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/findingthecaus1/qt/calf.htm
Leg Cramp - Treatment and Prevention of Muscle Spasms
A leg cramp is a sudden, uncontrolled contraction of a muscle. This type of pain is most commonly experienced in the lower extremity, and therefore often called ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/sprainsstrains/a/legcramp.htm
Lower Leg Anatomy - Sports Medicine - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... Overview While there are many muscles located in the lower leg, three are most well know. The muscles that make up the calf - the ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/leg_injuries/a/leg1.htm
Thigh Muscle Stretches - Stretches for the Muscles of the Thigh
Sep 1, 2009 ... The thigh describes the area of the leg above the knee joint and below the hip. Four large muscle groups make up the thigh region:.
http://physicaltherapy.about.com/od/flexibilityexercises/tp/ThighStretches.htm
Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome - Orthopedics - About.com
May 30, 2014 ... Muscles are enclosed within a tight tissue called a fascia. ... of exercise-induced compartment syndrome is the leg, around the shin bone.
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/overuseinjuries/a/compartment.htm
What Causes Muscle Spasms and Cramps - Sports Medicine
While they can happen to any skeletal muscle, they are most common in the legs and feet and muscles that cross two joints (the calf muscle, for example).
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/od/legpainandinjuries/a/muscle_spasms.htm
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