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A 23-year-old male asked:

i think i have muscle imbalance in the hip, 1 of my leg seems to be longer, also my upper body seems to tilt. how can i fix this? who should i go see?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Osteopathic doc: A Doctor of Osteopathy would be a good physician to find for this type of treatment. In addition to traditional medicine training, they also have an extensive understanding of the musculoskeletal system and how dysfunction in it can affect the whole. Osteopathic manual medicine or manipulation can help. When looking for one, ask if manual medicine is part of his or her practice.
Dr. Carol Stauffer-munekata
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Ortho or PCM: Your PCM or an Orthopedic Surgeon can do a simple screen for scoliosis to check out your upper body tilt. If you have a Leg Length Discrepancy, that is generally ruled out by X-ray studies. Treatment of leg length discrepancy can be as simple as lifts in your shoe, or as involved as surgery to lengthen the long bone in your Femur. Start with your Primary Care Doc for a Scoliosis screen.

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Last updated Oct 31, 2014

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