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I've had 2 c-sections, and i'm a runner. i have had lower back pain and hip flexor pain. stretching and time off running don't help. help?!?

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Dr. Frank Holmes answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

A sports med doc can help you with this issue. A thorough history and exam coupled with x-rays and potentially other forms of imaging will help confirm or exclude the causes. In your case, a running gait and postural analysis plus strengthening exercises may be quite helpful.

Answered Oct 24, 2017

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Dr. Michael Bolesta answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

If self management is not working, i suggest you see a sports medicine specialist for a good assessment. Many things might cause your type of problem. Get help.

Answered Apr 24, 2012

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