dead leg

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dead leg

n
(Physiology) informal temporary loss of sensation in the leg, caused by a blow to a muscle
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Boss Garry Monk said: "I've seen many dead legs, but this was a freak one, a re-bleed.
I'll have loads of ice on it but dead legs are the worst in the first few days so we'll see how it goes.
Paul and Rory are doing okay as they continue rehab on their dead legs.
It took determination to stave off cramps and dead legs, but I give much of the credit to running with a down-to-earth guy like Governor Huckabee.
Bingham hobbled out of Stark's Park in pain from two dead legs and a hip knock after his goals beat Raith Rover 2-1 on Tuesday.
Hughes has been ruled out of Sunday's Ulster Championship clash with Antrim after muscle in his right thigh started to turn into bone when he suffered two dead legs in successive weeks.