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 answer • 3 doctors weighed in
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.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014
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