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My right hip hurts! ever since i went to the batting cages for first time in years. how do i fix this prob?

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Dr. John Kayvanfar
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Hip Bursitis: The most common condition that occur is called hip bursitis, due to fixed foot and turing of the hip. Usually a repeated ice pack for twice a day for 15 minutes each time and taking anti inflammatory for ten days should resolve it. If persist see your doctor for a possible cortison shot.
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Foot to back: Pain in your hip could be a result of a problem in your foot, ankle, knee, hip or back. A do skilled in osteopathic manipulation can often provide immediate and sustained relief of your pain. Ultimately, you likely need to work on the mechanics of your swing to prevent this happening again.
Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Out Of Shape: It is also possible that you over used the muscles, since you have not been batting for 2 years. Treat the area like you would a sprain and see your doctor, if it does not improve. In the future, make sure you have thoroughly stretched and warmed up before the activity.

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