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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? ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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/. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. .. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Can chronic hip pain be caused by simvistatin? Tried everything else so far

Can chronic hip pain be caused by simvistatin? Tried everything else so far

No.: Statin pain is statin myaglia, not pain in the joint. But then, "hip" pain is not where most people think, ie. In the groin, and down the anterolateral side of the thigh to above the knee. Buttock pain may be muscular, and this could be statin myalgia. But statins do not cause arthritis! ...Read more

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Cause of one side hip pain a and popping in 17 year old dancer? Since end of January

Joint instability?: Repeated trauma and/or joint laxity could combine to cause partial dislocation, known as subluxation. This will require an x-ray and ct or mri scan to evaluation the joint itself ...Read more

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What can cause dull aching hip pain? 31yrs old no other symptoms on hurts on one side

What can cause dull aching hip pain? 31yrs old no other symptoms on hurts on one side

Most likely bursitis: But it could be other things, such as pelvic infection or abdominal hernia. Best to have your doctor check it out if pain persists for more than a week or so. ...Read more

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Hi I'm having sever lower back and hip pain for no reason what could be causeing it what can I do to reduce the pain?

Hi I'm having sever lower back and hip pain for no reason what could be causeing it what can I do to reduce the pain?

Why no reason?: Just because you didn't have an injury doesn't
mean there is not reason for the pain.
To decrease the pain, I would try ice along with NSAID medication and rest including avoidance of any exacerbating activity
if you have no cause for the problem, you
may need to work on strength and flexibiltiy
to the affected area.
Also, check out the condition of your mattress. ...Read more

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Tkr --4.5 months later. Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago. 125 bend

Tkr --4.5 months later. Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago. 125 bend

Likely Lumbar spine: Many people that have arthritic knees also have arthritic lower backs. When the low back is arthritic the usual symptoms are low back pain, weakness of legs, radiating pain down one or both legs, numbness and tingling. The usual scenario for an otherwise good tkr not going well is persistent or progressive low back problems radiating down the legs. This often results in poor recovery, stiffness. ...Read more

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I am having groin and hip pain only going up the stairs? Causes?

Hip djd psaos tendon: Psoas tendonitis or hip DJD see pcp then ortho if needed. ...Read more

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What causes severe hip pain?

Several things: Severe pain should be evaluated soon. Possible causes include, severe osteoarthritis, ileopsoas or trochanteric bursitis, infected hip joint; known as septic arthritis, a vascular necrosis of the hip, and referred pain from your back. ...Read more

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What can cause severe hip pain?

Multiple causes: Hip pain can be from a number of causes in the joint, around the joint, or referred from the back. It is important to see an orthopedist who treats hips A through history and exam is needed. X-rays and possibly an MRI arthrogram may be ordered. ...Read more

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Help! What can cause hip pain at 25?

Help! What can cause hip pain at 25?

Long list: Hip bursitis, muscle strain, tendinitis, labral tear, infection, avn, disc herniation, . .... As you see there are many possibilities. Need more details to help you. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my hip pain?

Need X-rays and eval: Many people believe they have hip pain when in truth they really have back pain. Your need to be evaluated by a physician and x rays need to be done. ...Read more

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How many causes are there for hip pain in left side?

How many causes are there for hip pain in left side?

Many: Outside hip pain can be caused by bursitis, muscle strains, tendonitis, it band dysfunction, referred from the spine. Inner hip (groin) pain can be related to problems in the hip joint (ball and socket) and/or referred from the pelvis organs and other places. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause severe hip pain that come on suddenly for no reasons?

Hip pain: It will be helpful to know what you mean by hip pain? Some people pulling to the side of their thigh or buttock area which is more related to gluteal muscles, muscle sprain or lumbar disc herniation's and nerve root compression. If you're referring to your groin area, which is your actual hip joint then it may be arthritis or a labral tear ...Read more

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Probable causes of lower back and hip pain!?

Probable causes of lower back and hip pain!?

Several possibilitie: In that region, pain can arise from a hip, spine or si joint problem. It can also be a referred pain from your abdominal or pelvic region organs as well. If the pain is getting worse or persisting over time and is bothering you, get evaluated by your doctor to start the appropriate treatment based on a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder, back, and hip pain?

What can cause shoulder, back, and hip pain?

Sacroiliac subluxing: ? cause "shoulder, back & hip pain". These seemingly unrelated symptoms often associated with fibromyalgia. Sacroiliac joint subluxation induces pelvic girdle instability; arousing a functional spinal scoliosis; evoking shoulder girdle asymmetry & symptoms of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. These 3 pain generators might account for this seemingly disjointed set of symptoms. Is there joint hypermobility? ...Read more

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What is femoral offset? And how does it cause hip pain?

What is femoral offset? And how does it cause hip pain?

Let me explain: Femoral offset is the distance from the center of rotation of the femoral head to a line dissecting the long axis of the femur. In case of total replacement hip the the offset is considered as the distance from the center of rotation of the femoral head to a line bissecting the long axis of the stem.

Normal femoral offset varies between 30 amd 60 mm. ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain while laying down and walking what's the cause?

Hip pain: This sounds inflammatory. At your age, bursitis can develop and cause symptoms that you describe. Fracture very unlikely unless you have had an event. ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain that worsens throughout the day. Mornings I am ok. I stand the whole day. Feels like bursitis. What could the cause be?

Could be several: Diagnoses. You really should be seen, given that you are on several meds, have had other joint pains and have lost a kidney. And of course, get off your feet and put the leg up whenever you can during the day. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause bad lower back/hip pain that switches from left to right side occasionally? Feels very stiff, sometimes felt in butt. Going on 6month

What could cause bad lower back/hip pain that switches from left to right side occasionally? Feels very stiff, sometimes felt in butt. Going on 6month

Soft tissues: 32y fem has "severe low back/hip pain alternating from side to side for six months" + sciatica. Largest joints in axial spine are sacroiliac joints, SIJ, & responsible for up to 30% of chronic low back pain per med lit. Lumbar nerve roots that conjoin to make sciatic nerve lie over ventral sulcus of SIJ. SIJ hypermobility can tug on these nerves, stimulate them & thereby arouse pain. See Osteopath ...Read more

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Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine (Definition)

Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is ...Read more


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Scoliosis (Definition)

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