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Could Severe Hip Pain Locking Sensation Be Caused By Old Hamstring Injury
Hip pain: An old hamstring injury should not cause hip pain however it would depend on where your pain is. Pain in the deep groin referring down the inside of the thigh to the knee is usually from the hip joint, pain at the outside of the hip may be from the trochanteric birsa and pain behind the hip can be from the back, pisiformis muscle or ischial bursa so the cause may depend onwhere the pain is. ...Read more
Could lumbar disk bulge cause swelling and thickening of Achilles tendon, accompanied by Achilles pain? Pain and swelling worse after walking uphill.
Several things: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Doc diagnosed my lower back pain to be caused by ligament strain but can ligament strain cause sacrum pain n a sensation down the leg as well?
Symptoms: acute and now constant shoulder pain which lead to swelling in my hand, discolouration and weakness. Could this be a rotator cuff injury?
Maybe: The description of your symptoms is not a common presentation for a rotator cuff problem. The first thing that comes to my mind with this description is a vascular issue. I think of things like upper extremity deep venous thrombosis and thoracic outlet syndrome. I would have this issue evaluated by a primary care provider soon. ...Read more
Extreme quadricep pain, painful weight bearing & causing knee to buckle.no injury or bruising could I have torn it? Hx of random sprains w/o injury
Quad tendon tear: Spontaneous or low impact quad tendon tear is more common in middle aged men than young women, but should have an exam and MRI to be sure. Can you straighten out your knee against gravity? Are you a runner or soccer player as quad dysfunction is common in female athletes. ...Read more
I have chronic PTT pain after an ankle sprain. I also get recurrent lower back pain (LBP) caused by a ligament strain and muscle imbalance. Can a chiropractor treat the LBP?
Chiropractic Therapy: Yes, the lbp can be helped by chiropractic care. Conservative therapy is always best, but with your cervical disc pathology, i would assume that you have lumbar disc pathology as well. It would be good to have an initial evaluation by a physician and if appropriate, then a referral to a chiropractor would be in order. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Right hip has coxa magna deformity from perthes as kid. Could this cause the intermittent severe pain from my right hip to ankle? Also get periodic buzzing sensation in that ankle + in perianal area.
Possibly: Any deformity in the hip area is going to have direct impact to the knee and ankle and foot. You may want to get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician, can do musculoskeletal evaluation of your condition, and able to offer him treatment, that might also help the sins the strange sensations that you're getting in the ankle as well as the groin. There are fascial connections via the hip. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meniscal/ ligament i: The symptoms you describe can be from a meniscal and or ligament injury or from an acute episode of chronic arthritic problems; would suggest observation and evaluation. ...Read more
See a doctor: The first step with any problem is to get a diagnosis. Your doctor will be able to help you identify the source of the pain. Often "hip" pain is really a low back problem. Step 1 is to determine which is the source for you and then if necessary obtain x-ray to evaluate you for a fracture or to diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Tubing accident past summer.Immediate pain from hips to knees. Now have hip pain mainly at night. Could it be due to back or hip problem.
Not likely: Disc problems can cause nerve pain that radiates down the leg, including over the knee; but they don't usually cause problems with motion or stability in the knee. The main exception to this is if there is such severe nerve compression that atrophy and weakness in the muscles occur, then the knee can feel unstable secondary to weakness. ...Read more
Can a herniated s1 disc with an annual tear be causing severe knee, calf, and foot pain in both legs. Had sciatica and lumbar radiculopathy.
Referred pain: Yes. A whiplash injury can cause neck and shoulder girdle pain that can refer into the temple or jaw or cause headaches. It would still be wise to ensure there was no facial, dental, nerve, or jaw injury. Weakness or facial assymmetry should be checked out by a physician. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sharp pain in left si joint when bending, turning and moving leg out, plus muscle spasms at night, no disk prombles, could it be Si joint unstable?
SI instabil Unlikely: Sacroiliac joint instability is unlikely. Have you had severe low back trauma or autoimmune disease involving your spine? More likely, you suffer from acute strain as in strenuous exercise, poor posture or poor body mechanics in your daily activities. Evaluation by your primary medical provider or specialist, or physical therapist might help. ...Read more
Unknown: Severe leg pain can be caused by many things. Think about what's in there-blood vessels (disease can cause pain), muscles (rarely if ever a primary cause of pain), tendons and ligaments (can be torn in accident), joints (hip and knee can both cause pain), and nerves. In addition, damage to various structures in the back can cause leg pain. To find out, see doctor and get mri. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain: Spinal issues could be related to those symptoms. ...Read more
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