When people develop leg pain, they often suspect an injury, even if they don't remember a specific incident. If the leg pain persists, it is important to consult with a doctor. Appropriate treatment depends on an accurate diagnosis.
Several diseases and conditions are associated with leg pain, including arthritis. But, the source of leg pain may not be a bone or joint condition. For example, some spine disorders can cause leg pain. Other possible causes include deep vein thrombosis and peripheral artery disease. To assume leg pain is due to an injury or arthritis may be a serious mistake. Learn more in Facts About Leg Pain.
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