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289 Possible Causes for Difficulty Climbing Stairs, Leg Pain

  • Arthritis

    See Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean? Because the pain runs down the leg people, even doctors sometimes, confuse it with nerve root pain.[spine-health.com] Weight loss can greatly improve joint pain in the legs and feet. Use a cane to reduce pain from hip, knee, ankle, or foot arthritis.[nlm.nih.gov] See Hip Osteoarthritis As it gets even worse people often report burning on the outer aspect of the thigh, and sometimes pain down the leg.[spine-health.com]

  • Spinal Stenosis

    A classic symptom is that of neurogenic claudication, involving leg pain and weakness brought on by walking.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESULTS: The mean SD value of preoperative VAS leg pain score was 7.6 1.17.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Primary outcomes were the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RDQ) (range, 0-24, where higher scores indicate greater disability) and leg pain intensity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Whipple Disease

    J Clin Pathol. 2017 Oct;70(10):891-895. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2017-204382. Epub 2017 Apr 6. Author information 1 Infectious Diseases Pathology Branch, Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 2 Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Division of[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Supination Injury

    You’re Getting Shin Pain – Because a supinated foot is less shock absorbent, over time a type of lower leg pain known as shin splints may result.[rockyfootandankle.com] You’re Stopped Cold by Shin Pain A supinated foot is less shock absorbent, Weinfeld says, and running on it repeatedly may, over time, cause lower leg pain commonly known[runnersworld.com] While they can be expensive, they may offer you relief if you have developed foot or leg pain.[verywellfit.com]

  • Osteoarthritis

    Knees – you may have difficulty with activities like walking, getting up from a chair, squatting, kneeling or climbing stairs.[arthritis.ca] See Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean? Because the pain runs down the leg people, even doctors sometimes, confuse it with nerve root pain.[spine-health.com] In fact, knee OA is more responsible than any other disease for disability in walking, stair climbing and housekeeping among non‐institutionalised people 50 years of age and[doi.org]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Symptoms may include: Progressive muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy) Waddling way of walking Difficulty climbing stairs Difficulty rising from lying or sitting Repeated[cedars-sinai.edu] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Tiring quickly with exertion[chop.edu] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Facial weakness Inability[stanfordchildrens.org]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    Often, patients cannot get out of bed without help and notice difficulty climbing stairs.[netdoctor.co.uk] Hamstring Stretch Most obese people complain of lower back and leg pain due to excess weight and inactivity.[livestrong.com] A 64-year-old female patient who was suffering from severe pain in her shoulders and legs for two weeks was admitted to our clinic.[archivesofrheumatology.org]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    A steady decline led to mobilisation with a Zimmer frame and great difficulty climbing stairs.[pmj.bmj.com] Distal leg pain was resolved, but proximal thigh pain persisted after surgery. During 1 month after surgery, thigh pain got worse, and weakness of left leg developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] climbing stairs.[e-arm.org]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    climbing stairs, hopping, or jumping decreased motor skills Physical exam Evaluation Differential Diagnosis Similar traits to Duchenne's Distinguishing traits from Duchenne's[orthobullets.com] Progressive proximal muscle weakness and pain in the legs and pelvis associated with a loss of muscle mass is observed first.[disabled-world.com] Occasionally, there can be pain in the calves. Symptoms usually appear in boys aged 1 to 6.[genome.gov]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    As the condition progresses, muscle weakness leads to functional difficulties (difficulty climbing stairs or rising from a chair).[orpha.net] Symptoms may include: Clumsy movement Difficulty climbing stairs Frequently trips and falls Unable to jump or hop normally Tip toe walking Leg pain Facial weakness Inability[stanfordchildrens.org] Abstract: Case report regarding a 23 year old gentleman, presented with difficulty climbing stairs, changes in posture and toe walking.[um.edu.mt]

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