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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 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
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 ›
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
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
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