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What's the best mattress to sleep on when you have back/hip pain?

What's the best mattress to sleep on when you have back/hip pain?

Generally supportive: You want one with support. You don't always have to go to the mattress but often adding supports such as a boster or body pillow can be very helpful. Pilllow between knees can help align hips/back.

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Hip Pain (Definition)

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What is the best way to get relief from hip pain?

What is the best way to get relief from hip pain?

Examination: There are many causes of isolated hip area pain. Would recommend rest, heat/ ice, and nsaids. If the pain persist see your pcp.

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Hip pain radiating to the kidney area, what is the best solution?

Hip pain radiating to the kidney area, what is the best solution?

Get it evaluated: The best solution is to have it evaluated. It sounds as if you more likely have back pain than hip pain. If the pain is not in the groin area, it is not hip pain.

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Can you give me advice for my first time bursitis hip pain from laying on hard bunk. Best massage?

Can you give me advice for my first time bursitis hip pain from laying on hard bunk. Best massage?

Don't be on your: Side, sleep on your back and ice the region and/or take OTC NSAID if no medical reasons why not to use those types of meds. Stretching wo hrlp too but the hard bunk in terms of being on that side is what you need to adjust.

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I have hip pain, typically in the morning.  what is the best manner to start investigation/treatment?

Doctor can evaluate: The type and location of pain is helpful to a doctor evaluating a person's hip pain. Increased pain with or after movement (especially weight-bearing activity), and improvement after rest, suggests a structural joint problem such as osteoarthritis. By comparison, constant hip pain, especially pain at night, suggests infection, inflammation, or cancer. Orthopedic and rheumatologic doctors can help.

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What's the best brand mattress for someone who suffers from a bad back and is a side sleeper? I have scoliosis and hip pain.

What's the best brand mattress for someone who suffers from a bad back and is a side sleeper? I have scoliosis and hip pain.

Whichever helps: There is no "magic" mattress. The best one is the one that makes you feel the best. This is essentially a matter of opinion.

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Who are the best orthopedic surgeons to consult with regard to hip pain?

Related to age: As a child the best surgeon to see is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Under 40 i'd see a sports medicine surgeon or hip preservation surgeon. After 40 i'd see a joint reconstruction surgeon.

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What are some of the best natural / herbal remedies and means to treat and eliminate knee and hip pain and inflammation?

What are some of the best natural / herbal remedies and means to treat and eliminate knee and hip pain and inflammation?

See details: At age 24, get the problem properly evaluated. Natural remedies are generally worthless especially if there is inflammation. Glucosamine may possibly help osteoarthritis but has not value for inflammation.

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19yo F: Chiro believes left hip pain & weakness from bursitis (horse rider w/ many falls). Ibuprofen & ice=no help. Best form of treatment? How to DX?

Followup: If it does not get better, consider seeing a medical doctor in followup. Hip bursitis can cause pain but usually not weakness. A sciatica can cause similar symptoms as well. A detailed exam and possibly an MRI will confirm the correct diagnosis and let you know the best treatment options.

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What can cause hip pain?

What can cause hip pain?

Many causes: One of the most common causes of hip pain. Is osteoarthritis. Oa is usually seen in middle and old age, I do not know your age. Other causes include impingement syndromes, bursitis, muscle issues, snapping hip, trauma, transient osteoporosis, osteonecrosis or avn, and the list goes on. I recommend that you see your pcp or an orthoedic surgeon. Www. Aaos. Org/findanortho/.

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Unclear: Not enough information, where exactly is the pain? When did it start? Was there an injury? What are your normal activities? The range of causes for someone your age is broad so more information is needed to make a diagnosis.

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

I do not know: Possible you injured your hip, or you have arthritis, or a tick bit you months ago and you have lymes, etc, etc. Without a good history and examination, theses would all be simple guesses. Best wishes.

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What could cause severe hip pain?

What could cause severe hip pain?

Many things: Here is the list - osteoarthritis, gout, strain, labral tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, avascular necrosis, bone contusion, tendonitis/bursitis, pinched nerve in lower back, etc. As you can see, the list is pretty long. Remember, common things are common, so things like arthritis, strains/sprains and tendonitis tend to top the list. Lastly, see your physician if the pain persists.

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What could lead to my chronic hip pain?

What could lead to my chronic hip pain?

Who knows?: Maybe arthritis, need work up like x-ray, mri, etc.

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How might I get relieved from hip pain?

How might I get relieved from hip pain?

Have it evaluated: First of all, has the hip been evaluated. Many people believe they have hip pain when in reality the pain originates in the lower back. If it is hip, then you want to know how severe it is. See an orthopedist.

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What are ways to alleviate chronic hip pain?

Determine the cause.: The best way to alleviate chronic hip pain is to determine what is causing the pain. The cure is dependent on the cause.

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What are good exercises to ease your hip pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial. I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician.