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Exercises For Your Gluteus Minimus
I'm a cyclist suffering from inflamed gluteus minimus that seems to have gotten worse since stopping, what can I do?
I had a THR on left hip in March of 2016. thru ultrasound found out i have a small tear in gluteus minimus. will this heal on its own?
I have tendinopathy in my gluteus minimus and gluteus medius from a mva 3 yrs ago. I still have a lot of pain from it. Will this heal on its own?
It should: If pain is persisting you should see an orthopedic specialist because you should be getting better by now. ...Read more
Is prp (platelet rich plasma therapy) effective for severe tendon tears (gluteus minimus and medius)?
Platelet Rich Plasma: PRP or platelet rich plasma injection is very effective for a number of indications. These include facial rejuvenation, hair regrowth, sexual rejuvenation, healing musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis, and more. PRP is excellent for tendon tears! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe sharp pain in left groin.Can't climb steps. Rheumatolgist ordered prp for gluteus minimus . Acupuctutist working on femoral nerve. Who is right?
Impossible to say: without a physical exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Possible torn Gluteus Medius/Minimus or Piriformis. MRI or Xray do I need to confirm this? If so, what is the rehab to fix this as I have been unable
Have RA & oa, chronic hip bursitis.Have had several steriod inject over the yrs.Now increased pain, MRI inflammation of ra, partial tears minimus/gluteus?
See details: You have not asked a question. However, chronic hip bursitis may often be referred pain from the lower back and not a true bursitis. I would suggest an MRI of the area. If it is a true bursitis, the bursa can be surgically removed. However, from your description it seems the pain is likely related to lower back issues. Have you seen a pain specialist? If not, consider doing so. ...Read more
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
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.
For about a month now, I have been having a pain, which I believe is my tailbone. The pain one comes when I tighten my gluteus. Not when I sit. Weird?
Not weird: Muscle attaches to the tailbone. The muscle attachment would hurt more when contracted ...Read more
I want to enhance my glutes. What options or procedures can I do for this? I an considering getting a procedure done to enhance my gluteus area but I am not knowledgeable about the different procedures i can do for this. I also want to know approximately
There : There are a few options to fill the gluteal region. The most well known is a gluteal implant procedure. Gluteal implants are similar to breast implants. However, these implants are infrequently embraced by legitimate plastic surgeons because they are associated with a complication rate nearing 50%. Fat transfer is gaining popularity, but still is an imperfect procedure. Fat transfer involves the harvest of fat from a donor site (usually the abdomen, thighs, and/or lower back). The fat is then separated from any blood or tumescent fluid. It is then transferred through small cannulas into the recipient region. In this case, it would be the gluteal region. The down side is that very thin people are not good candidates for this procedure. Additionally, some of the recipient fat is reabsorbed or nonviable. It is generally accepted that 30-70% of the fat will be reabsorbed at one year following the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle remodeling: There are 3 phases of healing for injuries: inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling. Tendonosis occurs when this process gets stuck before the remodeling phase. The appropriate exercises can help this process move forward and correct any factors that might have led to it in the first place. Eccentric exercises have scientifically proven to help tendonosis at several locations in the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See details: This is more likely an acute low back strain rather than a pulled glute. Have it evaluated. ...Read more
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
Pain in far side of right calf that goes into thigh and gluteus. Worse with activity but still painful while laying down and walking.
Sciatica: 23y fem. w. unilateral sciatica does not mention mechanical injury or low back pain; disk injury unlikely. Pyriformis Syndrome & sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder to be considered. Underlying Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS, might be etiologic; as would SIJ ligament injury via childbirth. Extreme sports & pratfalls w. JHS potentiation of pelvic injury is possible. See Osteopath for diagnosis. ...Read more
I got bit by a stray cat and went for a rabies shot -day 0-. It was administered in the gluteus area and not my arm. Do I need to start over?
Rabies shot: No you don't have to start over ...Read more
Prednesone 40mg1xper day/5days to decrease pain/inflammation from a 60 % shred tear of gluteus minimums/fluid filled cyst. How long will relief last?
Pain: Hard to tell. Best ask the doctor who is treating you that knows all the facts. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in a very localized area near the top of my right gluteus medius. How can I make it go away, aside from rest, ice, and ibruprofen?
Go to see a Doctor: You need to go to see a Doctor for evaluation diagnosis and treatment. If you're still suffer of pain ...Read more
In my right gluteus, is formed something like ball, big as an almond, with purple colour,is very strong and hurts.What may it be?I have headache also.
Hematoma or abscess : This could be a hematoma. Was there any injury sustained there. This could also be a abscess. Was there fever with chills ? Lot of other possibilities as well. As for headache I would need to know about location, severity, quality, duration, onset and chronicity to be able to better help. Any other health problems ? ...Read more
We are trying to figure out why I am randomly feeling sharp pain months after a deep cut on my left gluteus muscle. The pain has been off and on for months as I've healed, but it's extremely strong right now. Why?
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