Why Your Legs Are Hurting. (Thanks a Lot, Sunshine.)

shinboneby Leigh Ann Otte

Sunny days bring outdoor fun, fitness kicks and weight-loss determination … along with lots of limping.

All this fun in the sun can lead to injuries. Now there’s a pessimistic way to look at exercise. So ignore what I just said—until you start hurting. Then come on back for the lowdown on what’s making your lower legs hurt. In this week’s featured article, orthopedic surgeon William J. Doherty explains three causes of lower-leg pain and how to prevent it.

One tip: Start slowly and build up gradually.

But what fun is that?


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Leigh Ann Otte is the managing editor of MyFamilyDoctorMag.com and a freelance health writer. This information is not meant to be individual advice. Please consult your doctor for that. See our disclaimer here.

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