Hi, I've been having issues with the right side of my leg. From my knee down, there is a odd pressure sensation near the bottom of my calf and especially at the right of my big toe. It isn't really a pain, it's just a general discomfort and the feel like something is stuck under my toe.

I've had an ankle x-ray which was negative for any problems, and a podiatrist looked at the toenail and said it looked ok to him. They did some basic nerve tests and couldn't find a problem with the sensations.

Does anyone have any suggestions? Thank you in advance!
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replied February 11th, 2010
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there is a nerve root in the lower spine that affects those areas of your leg and foot. it sounds like just minor discomfort that may be just the start of a nerve problem. i'd avoid lifting anything and also avoid sitting for long periods of time. try doing more walking and hopefully it will go away. if it gets worse i would see a spine specialist to get a diagnosis. an orthopedic surgeon who specializes on spine would be good dr to see. hopefully it will go away....pete
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replied February 11th, 2010
thanks! thats kind of what the podiatrist was saying too...

do you know if there are any exercises i can do to help that? maybe work out my back or abdomen or something?
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