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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Why do my legs ache?

    hi, i'm a 23 yr female, ever since i was a kid i get extreme aches in my legs, either one. the pain usually will start in my knee and will either travel up my leg through my thigh or down my leg to my foot, it usually comes at night or late afternoon and is so painful i cant sleep, sometimes a hot bath or wheat pack will help. i used to think it was from the cold but i get it on warm days too. i have scoliosis and one of my hips is out, could this be the cause??
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  • Bogdan Ilijasevic, Bobby, is a Chiropractor practising in Sydney's CBD. He has developed a keen interest in dealing with a wide array of conditions ranging … View Profile

    Pain in the legs has many different causes, it can be originating from the leg itself or can be what we call ‘referred pain’ meaning that the cause of the problem is in another area to where you are actually feeling the pain. Scoliosis can definitely have an impact on the nerves in your lower back which can also be responsible for leg pain.

    In order to treat the issue you firstly need to be assessed by a healthcare expert so that a solid diagnosis can be made. Only then can you determine the appropriate treatment approach.

    Warm regards,
    Bogdan Ilijasevic

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    Dr Ryan Hislop


    Ryan Hislop is the Clinical Director at the Orange Chiropractic Health and Wellness Centre. As an experienced and evidence-based diagnostician, Ryan works largely by medical … View Profile

    You mention you have had this since you were a kid. Have you ever sought a professional opinion? Was there an event that you recall that first brought it on?

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