From my experience, burning sensation in the legs and feet can be due to compression of the spinal nerves in the lumbar spine. This is further supported if there is numbness or tingling/pins and needles, weakness in the legs and sciatica (strong pain which radiates down the leg).
In this case, anti-inflammatories will only temporarily stop pain, long term use of anti-inflammatory is not always recommended due to side-effects.
In my opinion, manual therapies such as acupuncture, osetopathy or chiro are very helpful. Acupuncture is particularly effective in this case as it targets the spinal nerve root in treatment and is highly effective in treating pain disorders, especially when derived from the lower back (the lower back spinal nerve roots control the lower limbs).
If you think this could be the case for you, I would advise you see your doctor to get a referral for some tests (xray or MRI - they would know better) to find out if the cause of the burning. Then find a qualified and registered acupuncturist in your area who could treat you if it is necessary. You will be surprised with the results. Good luck in finding the solution to your problem, I hope I have helped.
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