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A 47-year-old member asked:

Hip stiffness and pain from prolonged bedrest?

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Dr. Susana Duncan
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Not usually: If you have been confined to bed for a while, you may feel unsteady and a little "stiff" throughout. If you find you are stiff in one hip, however , it suggests that you have an underlying hip disorder, such as arthritis.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

How to treat hip stiffness and pain?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Hip pain: Consider the cause. Try weight control, gentle warmup and stretching, massage, yoga, pilates, tai chi, nsaids, purified omega, pt, pain meds. Check with orthopedic surgeon for exam and imaging.
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