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Does Swimming Build Up Muscles For Someone With Bad Hip
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Are there muscles surrounding the hip joint? I have a bad hip & feel the need to stretch muscles (it feels like.) I'm unable to do so b/c of injury.
Be careful of hip jt: What people call the hip frequently is not. If you are talking at the side of your pelvis this is not the true hip. This may be the area of the greater trochanter. You should see your ortho doc and then may well get some physiotherapy that you can use as needed to ease the discomfort. The doc should tell you exactly what is wrong ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I dance hip hop&have really bad neck pain. Muscles ache when move my head in circles. Is this my neck muscles just sore and getting stronger or worse?
Could weak back muscles cause bad posture therefore cause pain in hip to foot to a 74 yr old woman. She suffers from ostioartrithis in lower back too.
Various causes: The back pain could be coming from several areas. Bad posture could contribute to it, or could be the result of it. If she has arthritis in the lower back, she may also have narrowing of the foramen, resulting in a pinched nerve and pain down the leg. Or it could be originating from a disc. Other possibilities include leg length discrepancy from poor posture. See a physiatrist. ...Read more
I have bad back pain was told I have muscle spasms but it hurts all the time especially in my hips my dr to x-rays and nothing what else can I do?
Workup: Sounds like you need a good workup for your pain by either a sport's medicine physician, pmr, osteopath, or pain management specialist to work you up and get you appropriate treatment. Unfortunately many pcps are not well trained in musculoskeletal conditions and just put patients on pain meds without finding a cause for the pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went swimming, horrible wind and now a painful place on my left shouler - upper. when I touch or rub it it hurts bad. Is it a nerve or a muscle or..?
I have a bad pain in the back of my hip. It's been there for about a month. Getting worse. Could this be a muscle stain our something else?
Piriformis or Hip: If the pain is worse with long periods of sitting it could be sacroiliac joint inflammation. If the pain is worse with deep pressure over the middle of the buttock, especially when you pigeon-toe your feet - piriformis muscle spasm, or posterior labral tear in the hip (cartilage in the hip joint socket), but this one is least likely. ...Read more
I had sex last nite, was on top. Left hip hurts so bad especially putting weight on it, bending, walking, flexing muscle near it. What did I do?
Hip or back strain: It is very possible that you may have strained dome muscle in your hip or may have activated some old bursitis in your hip . OR you may have pulled your back out and what you are feeling is referred pain from your back into your hip . Try rest , some Anti inflammatory medications or use some pain pads such as Salonpas OTC if it continues more than a week , seek medical attention . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle cramps: There are many things which cause cramping in the lower extremities, ranging from electrolyte imbalances to circulation problems to oxygenation problems including sleep apnea, etc. In order to evaluate this properly, you really should see your primary care physician or at least establish a physician relationship on HealthTap. There are many excellent treatments once the proper diagnosis is made. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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