Debilitating Leg Pain Relieved in Series of Treatments
Occupation: Student, Junior Football player (linebacker), part-time farm worker
Exercise / Type and Frequency: football training, gym workouts
Currently Receiving Treatment from Another Health Care Provider: physio previously, but had no relief of symptoms.
Reason(s) for Seeking Treatment: pain in right Achilles tendon, shin/calf and knee
Frequency: For the past three months its painful to stand and bear weight, painful during walking, and is woken up at night with pain in the calf.
Injuries or Motor Vehicle Accidents & Dates: N/A
Surgeries & Dates: N/A
Standing Forward Flexion: (-) produced no pain in area of complaint, however feels tightness at the back of the legs. Manual direct pressure on posterior calves and Achilles tendon: (+) tenderness with deep pressure.
Manual direct pressure on hamstrings, lumbar, pelvis and sacrum: (-) produced no pain.
Manual direct pressure on pelvis and sacrum: (-) produced no pain.