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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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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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X-ray revealed moderate upper lumbar scoliosis and osteophytes in lumbar vertebrae. Possible cause of severe low back and hip pain? Treatment options?

X-ray revealed moderate upper lumbar scoliosis and osteophytes in lumbar vertebrae. Possible cause of severe low back and hip pain? Treatment options?

Early arthritis: Not sure why a 34yo has these problems. Your description of X-ray sounds like back spasm causing some local splinting and curvature, not classic scoliosis. Osteophytes typically seen in degenerative arthritis. Do you have autoimmune disease? Lupus? Psoriasis? Rheumatoid?

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Could hip pain be a result I scoliosis?

Could hip pain be a result I scoliosis?

It depends: How old are you, how severe is the scoliosis and do you have an abnormal gait that could potentially and over time put undue strain on the corresponding hip? Have you had the hip pain evaluated? Thus it is difficult to provide you with a meaningful answer without knowing answers to the above questions. Be well.

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How serious is it that my son has been diagnosed with scoliosis at 9, and he has hip pain?

Close follow up: Keep in mind that because of age this caused by and adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.

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Can hip pain be a result of scoliosis? Can any docs explain?

Can hip pain be a result of scoliosis? Can any docs explain?

Yes: It is not uncommon for patients with scoliosis to have an "uneven" pelvis, otherwise known as pelvic obliquity. Pelvic obliquity can definitely no tribute to hip pain through a number of mechanisms. Don't hesitate to see a specialist to discuss further.

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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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When wearing a scoliosis brace is it common to have hip pain every day?

When wearing a scoliosis brace is it common to have hip pain every day?

No: No. You should have your orthotist adjust the brace to nake sure it is not a fitting issue.

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What are the causes of hip pain in young adults?

What are the causes of hip pain in young adults?

Hip Pain: Hip pain in young active adults can be variable causes. Apophysitis or apophyseal injury are possible btw 18-22 year olds. Also labral changes, femoral acetabular impingement, avascular necrosis, synovitis, inflammatory arthritis, muscle strains, hernias, referred pain from pelvis or genitalia, infectious joint injury especially from sexually transmitted disease.

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What could be a sudden cause of hip pain in males?

What could be a sudden cause of hip pain in males?

Many causes: Arthritis, over use injuries, synovitis, strained muscles around the hip all could be causes of hip pain.

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Cause of hip pain and clicking/popping in a 15 year old dancer?

Cause of hip pain and clicking/popping in a 15 year old dancer?

See details: There are several possible causes including a labral tear. This needs to be evaluated by an orthopedist and an MRI may be needed to establish a cause.

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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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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 is something that could cause overnight hip pain?

What is something that could cause overnight hip pain?

Variable: Synovitis, labral tear, chondral tear, degenerative joint disease, nerve irritation, muscle tightness, capsulitis...Give me more symptoms and history. ..

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Throbbing hip pain what's the cause?

Throbbing hip pain what's the cause?

Many options: There are many causes of hip pain. Pain can be in the front, side, or back of the hip. A few of the more common causes are arthritis, bursitis, and tendonopathy. Some of the more serious causes are infection, fractures, and cancer. I would recommend seeing your physician if you have sereve pain that wakes you from your sleep.

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Help please! Could blocked intestines cause back and hip pain?

Help please! Could blocked intestines cause back and hip pain?

Yes: It os possible that intestinal obstruction can cause back pain but there are numerous far more likely causes of back pain.

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What can cause terrible hip pain that moves down to the groin?

What can cause terrible hip pain that moves down to the groin?

Tough one: Hernia, sports hernia (athletic pubalgia), labrum tear, hip impingement, hip flexor tendonitis, adductor muscle strain, hip arthritis, stress fracture, infection, tumor, and a many others. Best to see an orthopaedic surgeon for an exam and an x-ray.

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Do I ice or use heat on my hip pain that was caused from Pilates?

Do I ice or use heat on my hip pain that was caused from Pilates?

Moist heat: The first 24-48 hours you are injured, use ice. Use moist heat to increase range of motion and blood flow to an area to speed up healing. If no moist heat is available use dry heat. Hope it helps.

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Is there anything that can cause hip pain radiating down the front leg?

Is there anything that can cause hip pain radiating down the front leg?

See an Ortho Surgeon: It could be a few things -- possibly, spinal problem (for example a herniated disc pushing on a nerve), versus symptomatic hip joint arthritis if pain is in front of the thigh, etc. You physician will help diagnose the cause of your symptoms and start treatment.

Dr. Edward Hellman
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