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What is a hip pointer ?

What is a hip pointer ?

Bursitis : The most likely diagnosis is trochanteric bursitis which is on the outside of the hip, on the side of the pelvis and is not the hip joint. ...Read more

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An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Should i feel any discomfort after my left hip pointer has healed? It's been 2 months and my hip does not feel like it's back to normal. Should it?

Stretch ; strength: Hip pointer can take a long time to heal. You should focus on stretching and strengthening program and anticipate resolution. ...Read more

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Got a hip pointer 1 month ago from sledding into a tree. It still feels funny and limited. It doesn't hurt but i feel something there. Is this ok?

Got a hip pointer 1 month ago from sledding into a tree. It still feels funny and limited.  It doesn't hurt but i feel something there. Is this ok?

Probably ok: It is unlikely you broke it if weight bearing does not hurt but i'm not sure what you mean by limited. I would give it a little bit longer and if it does not continue to improve you might want to have it checked out in a few weeks. ...Read more

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I got a hip pointer a month ago, but it still feels funny. When i move and walk, it still feels like something is being pulled. It's not painful. Y?

I got a hip pointer a month ago, but it still feels funny. When i move and walk, it still feels like something is being pulled. It's not painful. Y?

See a DO (osteopath): You didn't state in your history how this all happened, but you should get a second opinion from an osteopathic dr, who can evaluate you, do an osteopathic examination of your head, neck, spine, hip, pelvis, sacrum and lower/upper extremities to see how your trauma may have impacted your soft tissues, that occasionally are responding by the 'feeling funny, pulling sensation'. S/he can treat you 2. ...Read more

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Hip pointer hurts and my leg feels numb why?

See ortho and neuro: Are you talking about iliac crest or greater trochanter. Of hip joint. In either case you will need to see those specialists to find out the cause. ...Read more

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Can my limp affect back and hip injuries?

Can my limp affect back and hip injuries?

Yes: Limping can abnormally load one extremity or side of the body compared to normal ambulation. This can definitely exacerbate injuries or the back and hip. ...Read more

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What are the symptom's of a rib and hip injury?

What are the symptom's of a rib and hip injury?

Most commonly pain: Pain and limited range of motion. I would also ask what activities made the pain worse or better. Hip can sometimes present as vague groin pain, increases with internal rotation. Rib pain is tender to touch, and may increase with deep breath or cough. Have your doc check it out to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What kind of hip injuries from falling down on rug?

What kind of hip injuries from falling down on rug?

Depends: Depends on a lot of factors, like age, how hard of a fall, etc., but most likely a hip contusion or bruising of the bone of the hip to the worse case scenario, a fracture. ...Read more

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What hip injuries can you get from falling off a bed?

What hip injuries can you get from falling off a bed?

Trauma from fall: The most serious hip injury would be a fracture of the "surgical neck" of the long bone of the thigh (femur). Depending on the patient's age and medical condition, treatment can range from prolonged bed rest to hip replacement surgery. Outside of a fracture, most injuries are minor, consisting of bruises and sore muscles. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about hip injuries recovery time in elders?

Depends on severity: It depends on the severity of the injury and the type. Fractures or broken bones take 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person. In someone elderly it may take longer. Soft tissue injuries or muscle pulls about the hip can also will take several months. ...Read more