U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Frankford, WV
A 24-year-old female asked:

I have really bad shooting pain in myright leg and constant in lower back and hip from a car acc. in 2011 from breaking my femur now its always restle?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Differentiate: Between post traumatic femur pain and back pain. You may have injured something in your lumbar spine as well that could be contributing to nerve irritation, lending itself to shooting pains and restlessness. A good physical exam should be able to tell you which it is or if its a combo of both. Ask your physician about treatment modalities from pt to medications such as Gabapentin which can help.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jun 25, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.