Leg pain is a very common complaint among patients. The reasons behind it can be almost innumerable. Some patients have leg pain from overuse after exercise. Other patients have neuropathy from diabetes or other medical problems causing their pain and numbness. Other patients have pain or discomfort after a trauma or surgery. Finally, some people have chronic leg pain due to poor blood flow to their legs.
Patients with leg pain need to talk to their physician to determine the cause of the pain or numbness. Often the cause can be determined from the patient’s history and physical exam. Sometimes testing needs to be performed. At Florida Surgical Clinic we can measure blood flow with several non-invasive tests.