It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Open to All Other Health Topics Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-17-2006, 09:02 AM   #1
Junior Member
(male)
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 28
hojo5353 HB User
Question Help! I can't bend my foot up!

Did some roofing work last night where I was bent down on one knee for well over an hour, on and off. When I was finished, I had a sensation from the knee down like my right leg was asleep (not unusual). Hours later, and still today, I'm unable to point my toes up, or bend my foot up towards me. I have no pain when attempting this. I can bend my foot down fine. It's difficult to walk because my foot just kind *flops when stepping. I suspect it has to do with the muscles in the front of my leg.

Anyone have any thoughts?

 
Old 07-17-2006, 09:22 AM   #2
Inactive
(male)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: dublin, Ireland
Posts: 4
Thomas1 HB User
Re: Help! I can't bend my foot up!

Hi

This is a common occurance. I had a cousin who worked in jobs that required him to be bending over a lot and also a lot of time with bent knees.

The problem seems to be with your extensor hallucis longus muscle. this muscle is used for walking and may have become stretched. The best thing to do would be go to a female physio therapist (females are best as they have smoother hands and the experience can be quite arousing, especially when getting work done around the groin area)

she will work out the problem and you should be able to bend over and go on your knees with your work mates in no time.

Lick other muscles, you should just rest it. good luck

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Woohooo!! I finally got some help! joprud Back Problems 3 03-25-2010 08:51 AM
partner has depression please help 666prozac Family & Friends of the Mentally Ill 0 09-22-2009 03:54 AM
Any help for a Heavy Head? Toi Inner Ear Disorders 3 11-19-2004 07:21 AM
Help with Husband babynoek Depression 18 04-16-2004 03:59 PM
Afraid of getting help? simplyj Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 3 02-27-2004 04:41 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Administrator (48), Titchou (42), quincy (33), janewhite1 (32), JJ (28), ladybud (22), Misty800 (17), feelbad (15), ibake&pray (15), shisslak (14)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1136), MSJayhawk (941), Apollo123 (856), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (771), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (655), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:12 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!