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A 35-year-old female asked:

Bilateral hip pain every time i sit on my couch. hurts entire time i sit. doesn't hurt if i sit in a hard wooden chair. would a firmer couch help?

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Dr. Jason Marchetti
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked.

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