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piriformis syndrome or hip bursitis

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
52 years experience Rheumatology
Bursitis: Rest, ice, anti inflammatory agents such as Ibuprofen ( there are many other similar one's), physical therapy and in resistant or unresponsive cases, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
35 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Less likely: With retroversion of the upper aspect of the femur the piriformis is relaxed during routine ambulation and therefore there is less chance for irritati ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
??: Might try several things like acupuncture or massage therapy hope it feels better.
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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Piriformis syndrome: Is usually due to imbalance of your pelvis and altered biomechanics putting constant strain on your piriformis. See an osteopath or a physiatrist or e ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes it can: You need an exact diagnosis, specific exercises that can improve the symptoms. You can get physical therapy and if necessary injections into the bur ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It can usually be effectively treated with conservative measures.. If all conservative therapies fail, the bursa can be surgically removed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is very simple. Avoid any exercises that increase the pain.
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can&more pain: Walking can make the symptoms like pain worse and increses the time to recover.It is better to rest
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
32 years experience Family Medicine
We are all different: There isn't any right answer. If you know a good podiatrist or orthopedic they may be able to recommend something specific for you. They can at leas ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: While groin pain is most likely related to the hip joint itself. The iliopsoas bursa is in that area and may be the source of a bursitis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Several options: Hip bursitis or inflammation on the outer part of the hip, can be treated successfully with a good stretching program, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ... Read More
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