Leg Pain Symptoms

You might complain that your leg pain is constant or intermittent in nature developing either suddenly or gradually. It may affect your whole leg or it may remain to a localized area. Pain from muscles and joints often can be felt or palpated, meaning that touching the area reproduces the pain. However, the pain may radiate from its source to another location. It can take a number of forms like

  • Aching
  • Burning
  • Cramps
  • Dull
  • Stabbing
  • Sharp
  • Tingling
  • Throbbing
  • Weakness or heaviness

Depending upon the cause and the individual situation, symptoms of leg pain may have a wide range of presentation. Some leg pain can be mild or moderate but more-severe leg pain can be annoying affecting your ability to walk or even putting weight on your legs. You may ultimately have:

  • Fever
  • Difficulty in walking
  • Difficulty in sitting
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Swelling of limb
  • Gait problems
  • History of fall
  • Difficulty in performing ADLs (Activity of Daily Livings)