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Can you give me advice for my first time bursitis hip pain from laying on hard bunk. best massage?
Tronchanteric bursitis @ hip and coxa vara are these 2 things both the same or different?Thanks in advance for your help.
I just got a bursitis hip injection , I am a little confused what they injected into my hip and how it is going to effect me . How does that work?
Anti-inflammatory: You probably got an injection of a mixture of a synthetic cortisone such as celestone (betamethasone) and a local anesthetic. There is usually no general effect. If you are diabetic then your blood sugar may be affected. The area can be more painful for a short while, but the pain from the injection and from the bursitis will probably subside over a few days. Applying a cold pack can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fractured pelvis during childbirth 15 months ago still in so much pain now have bursitis hip. Doctor said will be hard to carry more children true?
Ouch!: I am so sorry this happened - it is a rare complication, but as you well know, is very painful. Unfortunately, if you are still having symptoms 15 months out, it is likely this will be a chronic problem, including with future pregnancies.It's not like you can easily put your pelvis in a cast and let it heal. Physical therapy may help, as well as biofeedback techniques to try and put mind over pain. ...Read more
Not usually: Depends on what you mean by locking. In can be from an internal hip problem (like a labral tear or osteoarthritis) or from an external hip problem like "snapping hip syndrome" or something completely different depending on what you mean by "hip locking" . Sacroilitis usually causes very focal pain over the sacroiliac joint and can sometimes cause radiation into the buttocks, groin, hip, or leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr says she thinks I have bursitis in hip due to constant pain on left side. What causes this and what's best cure?
Started with rt hip labrum tear and Bursitis in hip.1 yr later got bursitis in both hips gr8r trctr, shoulders.y does my rht leg gets red in shower?
I have recently been diagnosed with tendinitis/bursitis in hip and shoulder. I have pain in various parts of my body when sleeping. What's happening?
At what point does bursitis crack bone? Ortho says bursitis n hip, x-ray shows crack high on thigh bone. Goes 1/2 way thru.
Clinically diagnosed sac iliac fracture 16mths ago during childbirth non displaced no surgery but still in lot of pain have tro bursitis in hip why?
Wrong diagnosis?: Fractures in this area can be associated with persistent pain. I walking with limp and pain this will lead to a secondary trochanteric bursitis. I would have a repeat ct or MRI completed to see if the fracture healed and institute some therapy. Trochanteric bursitis should resolve with pt and or an injection. ...Read more
What causes tingling numbness i legs, knees and feet? Alsobottom of feet ache..Left worse than right. I do have bursitis in hips and C7 herniated disc
Many possible causes: There are many possible causes of numbness in your legs and feet. I know nothing of your health but diabetes can cause this, vitamin B12 deficiency, herniated disc issues, local nerve entrapment, or what is called idiopathic peripheral neuropathy. This warrants evaluation by your physician. ...Read more
See details: If both hips are involved the pain may be originating in the lower back and not in the bursa. It is impossible to tell without a history and exam. Therefore speak with your doctor or see an orthopedist for this issue. ...Read more
Hip bursitis: The cure is to find out what caused it: a limp, weak hip muscles, inflammatory condition, gout, medicine side effect (especially statins for cholesterol). An ingrown toenail causing a limp can do it. Herniated disc causing pain or weak hip abductors will do it. Quick fix is ice constantly for 48 hrs, nsaids, and if no better, steroid (shot or pak). If persistent, get checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clinically: After obtaining a history (talking to the patient about their complaints) and performing a physical exam, the diagnosis of hip bursitis is usually quite obvious. There may be a role for obtaining x-rays to rule out other hip problems, such as arthritis. Mri's may be useful in patients who have failed to improve to look for other problems, eg gluteus medius tears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO care = longtime: Bursitis is about alignment of the hip and leg or arm/hand/elbow/shoulder. The best therapy is myofascial tissue release therapy is on a spectrum from simple stretching, yoga, massage, chiro adjustments, john f. Barnes unwinding, hands-on manipulations, acupuncture, gunn-ims, dry needling to finally travell trigger point injections. ...Read more
Most exercises okay: Avoid exercises that will cause your legs to cross in any way, even if just a little. This causes tension over the greater trochanter. Also avoid any exercise that causes any increase in pain, as this could suggest increasing inflammation. Stretch your it band and include massage on your lower it band to loosen. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain over greater: The symptom of hip bursitis is usually over the greater trochanteric region or on outside of the upper leg. One may have some pain radiating down the outer part of the leg to the knee. Also, when one lays on the affected side, it may be uncomfortable. Best treatment is exercise, aspercreme to the area, or NSAIDS. If they do not work a cortisone shot may be of benefit. ...Read more
Depends: Lots of things are sometimes referred to as "bursitis" of the hip. A sports medicine specialist can help to diagnose whether that is really the problem. Usually hip pain on the side is treated with some exercises, stretches and then different types of injections can be used if it continues to be a problem. Sounds like you should be seen if it has been going on that long. ...Read more
I have bursitis on both hips and it's 3/4 the length of my putter thighs. It's now working to the top side of my thighs should I worry?
No: you should report it to the doctor who is treating you, but you shouldn't "worry". If the treatment being rendered (if any) is not working or if there are new symptoms, I would think he/she would want to know that. ...Read more
We are all different: There isn't any right answer. If you know a good podiatrist or orthopedic they may be able to recommend something specific for you. They can at least tell you terms regarding what your foot tends to do. How much do you pronate? Wide or narrow heel, wide toe box? Armed with that information some on line shoe places have customer comments that rate shoes by customers with the same issues. ...Read more
Most can return: The most common type of hip bursitis is trochanteric bursitis and occurs on the lateral (outside) side of the hip. Iliopsoas bursitis occurs on the anterior (front) side of the hip. Most do well with relative rest, rehab. Focused on strengthening and stretching and anti-inflammatories. Injections, especially those done under ultrasound gudiance, tend to be effective. A high % return to running! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is bicycling likely to cause hip bursitis? What about bicycling daily with a backpack weighing ~20 pounds? I bike ~8-12 miles per day, 6 days/week with such a backpack. Thanks.
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