Please see the index below for a list of all our articles on Leg Pain.

If you are new to the subject, we recommend starting with: Leg Pain and Numbness: What Might These Symptoms Mean?

Diagnostic evaluation and tests can help identify the cause of leg and/or foot pain and rule out serious medical conditions, such as tumors or infections.

There are many conditions which can cause foot drop by affecting the peroneal nerve that controls the foot's ability to flex properly.

Leg pain and foot pain can be directly related to lower back conditions, including degenerative disc disease, herniated disc, spinal stenosis and sciatica.

There are a number of different ways structures in the spine can cause pain going down into the leg, mostly from referred pain and radiculopathy.

Common foot drop causes are nerve compression, injuries, or underlying conditions affecting the ability to lift the front foot.

Diagnosing foot drop causes involves medical history, physical examination, and sometimes, imaging or nerve conduction tests.

Foot drop treatments range from physical therapy and bracing to nerve stimulation and surgery, depending on the underlying cause.

Foot pain causes range from injury to conditions; treatments include rest, therapy, medication, or surgery, depending on the cause.