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can hip bursitis cause knee pain

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Snow
31 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes… this still could be an inflammatory arthritis despite the negative anti-nuclear antibody. And if it is not an inflammatory arthritis, the rheuma ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cole
32 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Possibly from back: Chronic hip bursitis that does not improve with conservative stretching may be a sign of back issues. A complete exam with a spinal specialist would ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elwin Taunton
39 years experience Family Medicine
PELVIC TORSION: ACQUIRED LEG LENGTHS ARE GENERALLY SECONDARY TO A PELVIC IMBALANCE FROM FALLS TO AWKWARD STEPS. THIS CREATES MUSCLE IMBALANCES AND SPASMS.
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
May be acquired: instead of congenital. See your ortho for good evaluation to understand why this happened. The hemipelvis can rotate from trauma or some type of exerc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
More info. needed: It's difficult to answer your question with that limited amount of information. The most common cyst around the knee is in the back (popliteal area), ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Hip/Knee pain: There can be several causes of hip and knee pain ranging from: 1) injury or disease localized to the hip or knee joint and/or 2) referred pain. The ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Yes and no: Anatomically there are no nerves in the hips that would cause pain in the knee. Most people will call pain in the buttock area their hip. This pain ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
see details: It is usually the result of a trochanteric bursitis and iliotibial band irritation. It is usually easy to treat so see a doctor.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure: Uncertain as to injury or procedure done. May need exam & imaging to check positioning or eval for infection, etc.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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The two are: distinct disorders. Sciatica is caused by a pinchedspinal nerve. Hip bursitis is inflammation of the tissue surrounding the hip joint. The treatment ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Consult a physician: There many causes of both hip and knee pain. It is not unusual for knee pain to be referred from either the hip or the back and it is not unusual for ... Read More
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