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A 61-year-old female asked:

Left hip pain x 2 yrs. done: chiro, pt, steroid inj. & oral - no relief. int. & ext rotation hurts. unable to raise knee to chest. capsulitis maybe?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Arthritis : Your symptoms suggest osteoarthritis of the hip joint. Painful motion is typical early as is pain w/ weight bearing.As the arthritis progresses loss of internal rotation is often found on physical exam. Pain in groin, thigh and buttock are characteristic.Some patients note difficulty tying shoes and similar motions... Time to see an orthopedic surgeon for examination, x-rays and treatment! gl!
Last updated Mar 27, 2015

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