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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more


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I don't have hip pain when walking/running/biking but do when sitting down, what's wrong?

I don't have hip pain when walking/running/biking but do when sitting down, what's wrong?

Hip Imingment?: There are many possible causes of your symptoms and a full history, physical exam, and imaging studies may be required to confirm the diagnosis. One possibility is femoroacetabular impingement, which is an abnormal pressure of the ball/neck of the hip joint with the socket. Many people complain that the sitting position, when the hip is flexed, causes the most symptoms. ...Read more

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Right side Hip pain after running I went hiking and the next day pain started right side hip?

Right side Hip pain after running I went hiking and the next day pain started right side hip?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities, one of the more common is a tendonitis of the tendons outside the hip. This condition has a number of names including TFL syndrome. Treatment involves stretching, warmup, ice down. There are other potential causes as well, so don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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I was running with hip pain for three days. On third day felt a pain going down thigh. Now it's swollen and brushed. Thoughts. Yes it's psipainful?

I was running with hip pain for three days. On third day felt a pain going down thigh. Now it's swollen and brushed. Thoughts. Yes it's psipainful?

Bursitis?: If the pain is on the outside, or lateral area of your hip, then it's likely to be bursitis. This typically responds to rest, ice or heat, and topical ointments. If the pain is in the front, or anterior part of your hip, then it may be something involving the hip joint. In that case, if rest and Ibuprofen don't help, have it checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin pain and hip pain. Mainly after running and sport, hurts most when I push my pelvis and hips outward and around that angle.

I am experiencing groin pain and hip pain. Mainly after running and sport, hurts most when I push my pelvis and hips outward and around that angle.

This pain: May be coming from your lumbar spine (The nerve arising between the 4th and 5th Lumbar vetebrae.

Ask your Primary Care Provider if a n MRI is indicated!
(The running can increase a "slippage" if one vertebra is "sliding" over the other Medical Term SPONDYLOLISTHESIS L4-L5

Just a thought Hope its helpful
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Sprinter with severe aching pains in left hip and severe sharp pain in quad while running. Quad pain dissolves with rest. Hip pain progresses.

Sprinter with severe aching pains in left hip and severe sharp pain in quad while running. Quad pain dissolves with rest. Hip pain progresses.

U R a minor but U--: -need an answer. U must share this with Ur parents! Quad pain may B due 2 overuse, or 2 rapid elevation of Ur program. B sure U have a day of rest after a hard workout. Hip pain is more of a worry. There R conditions such as femoral acetbular impingement, or poor acetabular coverage of the femoral head. A fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon may B able 2 help. Hands on xam+images. ...Read more

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Hip pain and clicking on walking, running and cycling on recumbent bike? MRI is free reviewed by 2 radiologist and 1 orthopaedic surgeon.... What?

May not be your hip: Snapping hip syndrome may be due to an external cause (eg., snapping of the iliotibial band or gluteus maximus over the greater trochanter) or an internal cause (eg., snapping of the iliopsoas tendon over the iliopectineal eminence, acetabular labral tear, intra-articular loose body). Sometimes ultrasound performed during maneuvers that replicate the click can be helpful to discriminate. ...Read more

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Best running shoes for flat foot sprinter?

Best running shoes for flat foot sprinter?

A good fitting: The internet is full of different ideas of brands of shoes for your foot type and body size. What you need to do is either find a good shoe fitter at a running store and have hem check your foot and try different pairs with arch supports for your foot. Make sure it is comfortable and feels like good support. You can always see a sports medicine physician or a podiatrist who can fit you. ...Read more

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What is the best running shoes for high arch foot?

What is the best running shoes for high arch foot?

I like New Balance: If you have a high arch you will probably need an orthotic in any shoe you try. ...Read more

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What are the best long distance running shoes for over pronation?

What are the best long distance running shoes for over pronation?

I would recommend: An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more

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What are the best running shoes for good arch support?

What are the best running shoes for good arch support?

A Complicated Issue: It doesn't matter so much as a good fit otherwise, flexibility, durability and maximal cushioning. Addidas has a good pair but it's $180.00.But it also depends on the width of your foot and what you usually run on (asphalt? Sidewalk? Track?)and how much and how far. As for the arch, you can always buy an arch insert (there's lots on the market).So go for maximal comfort first. Plenty of info online ...Read more

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What are the best brands of running shoes that help prevent shin splints?

What are the best brands of running shoes that help prevent shin splints?

CUSHIONING: Asics excels in cushioning, nimbus or cumulus (think clouds.) these will hold up over mileage. Mizuno wave is also a good choice. New balance has a few in their higher end. You will still need good pronatory control from an orthotic or a firm insole. Stretching is also key in the prevention of shinsplints. ...Read more

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How do I choose the right running shoes for me?

Running Shoes: I am a podiatrist/reconstructive foot and ankle surgeon. I own a shoe store. You need a stable shoe. Saucony, asics, new balance are the best. Look for a pronation or motion control bar running through the center of the shoe. Barefoot running is a fad, and those shoes are bad for your feet. Barefoot running or minimilist running shoes cause stress fractures, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis... ...Read more

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Do I need to change the way I run or my running shoes?

Do I need to change the way I run or my running shoes?

It depends...: Your question does not mention your problem, but the general rule for updating running shoes is every 300-500 miles, every 9-12 months or sooner if there is significant wear of the tread on the sole. Changing running style can include a shorter/longer stride, cadence (steps/minute), how you footstrike, etc. Consult with a sports medicine physician to help you answer these questions! ...Read more

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What characteristics of running shoes are important for preventing injury?

What characteristics of running shoes are important for preventing injury?

3 things: 1- they fit you well. 2- they are comfortable in the arch support and cushioning aspects. 3- that you replace them in a timely manner- about every 450-500 miles. If you have foot conditions, more specific recommendations may be necessary. See a podiatrist if these tips do not help. Good luck! ...Read more

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What characteristics of running shoes are important for preventing injury?

What characteristics of running shoes are important for preventing injury?

Look for...: 1) shoes that bend where your foot bends;
2) shoes that don't twist in the middle;
3) shoes that have a solid and firm heel counter (around the heel);
4) shoes with a slight flare in the back heel;
5) solid, well-constructed soles;
6) shoes that fit properly - try on shoes at the end of the day and with socks that you plan to wear when running; ...Read more

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Could good sole inserts replace good running shoes?

Could good sole inserts replace good running shoes?

Are the good: Sole inserts being placed in something? Or are you just standing on them? The shoe and the insert are two different things and serve two different purposes. Ideally, you want both. Having a good insole with a warn out shoe is not going to be a good idea... ...Read more

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Can old running shoes cause back pain when running?

Can old running shoes cause back pain when running?

Yes: Definately. If you jog regularly, always inspect your sneakers. Joggers will invariably go thru them much quicker than the average person. ...Read more

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What's better for the foot? Sneakers, sandals, running shoes?

All can be fine: This is hard to answer. It depends on the quality of the shoe, how well it fits the shape of your foot and, most importantly, how well it feels. As a rule, the thicker the sole, the stiffer the shoe, the better the support, the better the shoe is for you. It does mean that other shoes are bad. Using generalities, my best answer to your question, would be a good running shoe. Dr l. ...Read more

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How often should I change. My running shoes?

As often as you: Wear them out. If one runs once a week vs five times a week, there will obviously be more worn out shoe in a five day a week runner, so it really depends on run time. ...Read more

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How do I cure sesamoiditis? Tried orthotics; minimal running shoes helped a little.

How do I cure sesamoiditis? Tried orthotics; minimal running shoes helped a little.

Sesmoiditis: Did you have an x-ray to make sure it's not a fracture? If no fracture have a dancers pad added to orthotic which will take weight off area. Which sesmoid is it, tibial or fibular? ...Read more

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Was told I should wear running shoes cause that makes you walk fast and lose weight fast. True?

Running shoes: Shoes are made for a specific activity, walking shoes for walking, running shoes for running. A shoe itself won't make you faster and lose weight. Traing and working out will help with those. ...Read more

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I am a runner, 4 weeks ago my hip hurt after my run. It resolved so I resumed running then it hurt to even walk. Now walking is ok but still can't run?

Hip pain: Vague to say hip. Is pain in the butt area, the groin, or the outside of the hip? There are different sources for pain in each of these. If the outside of the hip area, you have trochanteric bursitis whichcan be treated with cold packs and medication but may require steroid injections and physical therapy. If you're referring to groin pain then you may have a labral tear which an MRI to diagnose. ...Read more

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How often should I replace my custom orthotics? As often as my running shoes? I feel like they aren't doing their job as well as used to.

How often should I replace my custom orthotics? As often as my running shoes? I feel like they aren't doing their job as well as used to.

It varies: According to the rigidity/flexibility of the orthotics, your size and activity level. Flexible orthotics may last only 2-3 years where some that are more rigid can last 6-8 years or more, with only some minor refurbishing as mentioned above. ...Read more

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What're good running shoes for beginners?

What're good running shoes for beginners?

Stability or MC: Hi:

seek out a good running store in your area. Try stability vs. Motion control types in evaluating your level of required support.

Best regards:


dr. Mark reed
placentia-linda foot & ankle group
drs. Mark and melanie reed
1275 rose drive, suite 136
placentia, ca 92870
fax: (714) 528-0739
office: (714) 528-2252
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What type of running shoes do you recommend for daily jogging?

What type of running shoes do you recommend for daily jogging?

Dependinog on foot: There are many types of running shoes on the market for many different foo types. Shoes are broken down to motion control shoes, neutral shoes and supinator shoes, minimalist shoes.

I would recommend seeking a running store familiar with all different varietes of shoes and getting evaluated before starting a running program.

Visiit therundoc. Com and watch video on how to select a running shoe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to play tennis in running shoes?

Is it safe to play tennis in running shoes?

Not recommended: Runner shoes are not built to sustain sudden side to side movement needed in tennis. Greater risk of injury. If you don't have tennis shoes, at least use "cross trainers". ...Read more

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I am going to start working out at a gym, so what shoes should I buy running shoes or training shoes?

I am going to start working out at a gym, so what shoes should I buy running shoes or training shoes?

Varies with activity: It depends on what you are doing in the gym. If you are weight-lifting and doing low-impact cardio (elliptical, biking), then cross-trainers are probably the best choice; but if running shoes feel more light-weight and comfortable, then go for these. If power walking/jogging at the gym, then definitely buy running shoes. You should be fit for either by purchasing at a quality athletic shoestore. ...Read more

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I am running 42 k a week my weight 72k. My question when to change my running shoes. I need detailed answers please due to importance?

On average: Every 500 miles. This can vary depending on the shoe and how much wear and tear you put on it. Even if outer sole looks good, midsole underneath can still be worn down. Every 500 miles is a good rule of thumb. ...Read more

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Which is the optimum running shoes for men for people with past ankle/foot injuries?

Depends on foot: Depending on your foot alignment, a running shoe that is either arch supporting (for people with flatfeet/pronated feet) or neutral arches (for people with high arches) is ideal.

The shoe should support the ankle well and you should feel safe wearing it on all types of terrain. It should be wide enough to accomodate all of your toes.

Minimalist and converse like cloth shoes are less than ideal. ...Read more

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While running on the treadmill, I felt a pop in my right hip. After, my hip hurt on the outside. I can stand/sit without pain. Walking hurts? What

While running on the treadmill, I felt a pop in my right hip. After, my hip hurt on the outside. I can stand/sit without pain. Walking hurts? What

Trochanteric bur-: -sitis is a common problem. If it hurts 2 push on the prominence of the hip at the side as well as trouble sleeping on that side, it's a good bet that's what it is. Usually hurts 2 walk up inclines or hills. Ice after exercise & NSAIDS if able to take them. If persistent, see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more