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Doctor insights on: Exercises For Pain In Gluteus Maximus

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Hi...I have gluteus maximus syndrome. How can I treat it! Thanks?

.: Manual massage of the muscles will help. Medication to help with pain will also decrease the spasm too. ...Read more

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What exercises enlarge your gluteus butt muscles?

What exercises enlarge your gluteus butt muscles?

Prone Leg lifts: A good one is to lay prone, on your belly. Lift one straight leg towards the ceiling and hold for count of 10-15. Do series 6-10 7078769922with each leg alternatively. Then if you place your arms and hands under you toward your groin you can lift both legs after some practice. Keep head to midline! ...Read more

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Can gluteus Maximus be regenerated after 1/3 has been surgically removed due to benign tumor?

Can gluteus Maximus be regenerated after 1/3 has been surgically removed due to benign tumor?

Gluts: Please see a plastic & reconstructive surgeon for an evaluation of your situation. Your family doctor can refer you to one. Glad to hear the tumor was benign. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Gluteus maximus and quadriceps hurt suddenly for no reason. Pais is lessened when standing, but getting almost unbearable on sitting or lying down.?

Gluteus maximus and quadriceps hurt suddenly for no reason. Pais is lessened when standing, but getting almost unbearable on sitting or lying down.?

Check your hip: Hip problems typically cause thigh pain as well as buttock pain. However fractured hips generally hurt more when weight-bearing. Femoral nerve problems are often worse with hip flexion but shouldn't cause buttock pain. Any pain worse when recumbent is worth getting checked out, soon. ...Read more

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What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

What is gluteus Maximus enthesopathy? What causes it? What is periostitis along the gluteal tuberosity caused by? Please help

Tendonitis and......: Enthesopathy-fancy term for tendonitis. Specifically inflammation of the tendon at the bone attachment or the origin of the muscle in question. Origin is where muscle originates from or anchors to, so when it contacts it can move the joint (in this case the hip). Periostitis is inflammation of the periosteum, the outer fibrous covering of bone. Contains many nerves and vessels. Painful condition. ...Read more

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If stretching/strengthening exercises aren't working for gluteus medius pain (months of therapy) what exactly can a Dr. Do for this relentless pain?

If stretching/strengthening exercises aren't working for gluteus medius pain (months of therapy) what exactly can a Dr. Do for this relentless pain?

He (she) can do lots: If your doctor is a physical medicine doctor or an osteopathic doctor. First, he can perform a thorough examination as well as diagnostic testing. Second, if the diagnosis is neurological, he can give you blocks and/or epidural steroid injections. Third, he can coordinate therapy. There are trigger point therapies, such as dry needling, spray and stretch, and manual therapies he can administer. ...Read more

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How long does it take to build muscle in the gluteus maximus by doing squats?

How long does it take to build muscle in the gluteus maximus by doing squats?

It depends: It really depends on what your baseline is and how much muscle you want to build. Slowly increasing the amount of squats and start with body weight then slowly add weight to build muscle. Jump squats also help. Too much too soon you hurt yourself so increase slowly ...Read more

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I have pain running down the side of my right thigh from my gluteus maximus to my knee. How do I treat this? Thanks Warren

I have pain running down the side of my right thigh from my gluteus maximus to my knee. How do I treat this? Thanks Warren

Muscle strain: It could be a simple muscle strain, but could also be a pinched nerve. You may get evaluation and treatment from physiotherapist or trial a few days of rest and an anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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I have an inflammation in the Maximus gluteus muscle caused by a 2 year old ski fall. Recently I am in so much pain! What can I do?

Get an evaluation: Have you gotten an MRI of that area? Probably the best way would be to consult an orthopedic doctor first, who would get the imaging study best suited to make the correct diagnosis first. Presuming that's what it turns out, a trial of intensive OT/PT, heat application etc. Would be ideal to alleviate the discomfort. Feel better? ...Read more

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Mri showed tear in the gluteus maximus upon the insertion of the it band on the right hip. I have pain in the back side of my hip around the side of m?

Mri showed tear in the gluteus maximus upon the insertion of the it band on the right hip. I have pain in the back side of my hip around the side of m?

Tear.: Sounds like the pain your having is caused by the gluteus tear. Hopefully, this can be healed without surgery, but you might need an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate it. ...Read more

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During a recent mra, it showed a cam impingement, labral tears and gluteus maximus strain, surgery was recom'd; what can I do for the strain?

During a recent mra, it showed a cam impingement, labral tears and gluteus maximus strain, surgery was recom'd; what can I do for the strain?

Strain will heal: Glute strain will heal on it's own. You can improve timing and how you feel with mobilization exercises, rolling, and physical therapy. Labral tear can be treated with and without surgery. Find an experienced orthopaedic surgeon who does a large number of hip scope cases a year. Scoping a hip is not the same as a knee or shoulder. ...Read more

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Could you describe "eccentric exercises" specifically for gluteuus minimus tendinosis? Thanks! (i'm asking for my wife.)

Could you describe "eccentric exercises" specifically for gluteuus minimus tendinosis? Thanks! (i'm asking for my wife.)

Muscle lengthening: In a dumbbell curl, the concentric phase involves flexing the arm by shortening the muscle. The eccentric phase occurs while straightening and lowering lowering the arm in a slow, controlled movement. The gluteus minimus abducts the thigh (moves it away from the other leg). The hip abductor gym machine will provide concentric exercise when pushing the legs apart, and eccentric as legs go together. ...Read more

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Can a gluteus miminus tear be fixed?

It depend: Were the tear is at the insertion of the muscle at femur bone or in the body of the muscle. If it is in the body I do not think so. ...Read more

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I'm a cyclist suffering from inflamed gluteus minimus that seems to have gotten worse since stopping, what can I do?

I'm a cyclist suffering from inflamed gluteus minimus that seems to have gotten worse since stopping, what can I do?

Gluteus Minimus: Concern would be for continued subgluteal bursitis or possible tear of the hip abductor muscle. Begin anti-inflammatories for five days. If not improved followup with the person that made the initial diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am having really sharp sudden pains in my left gluteus and I don't know why along with pain in my hip. What could it be?

I am having really sharp sudden pains in my left gluteus and I don't know why along with pain in my hip. What could it be?

Pain meds and see MD: You can take some non steroidal pain medicine if you are not allergic to it like Aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen. If not relieve of pain and recurrences of pain consult your doctor get examined and may need X-rays or other imaging if indicated to make a diagnosis and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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The past yr, when lying on my left side, left gluteus ripples constantly. No pain. Hx of painless muscle quivers, but sporadic–never so predictable.

The past yr, when lying on my left side, left gluteus ripples constantly. No pain. Hx of painless muscle quivers, but sporadic–never so predictable.

See a neuroloist: What you are describing suggests a muscle response to an irritated or oversensitive nerve in the pelvic/thigh region. Check with a neurologist and in the meantime avoid irritating that nerve by not lying on your left side for too long ...Read more