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Get Rid Of Pain Hip Sciatic Groin
Hi I got bad pelvis pain because I'm on my period how do you get rid of period pain and pelvic pain naturally the pain is bad?
Options: Dysmenorrhea Tx: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. ...Read more
Ibuprofen often: Will treat pain from your period; the next step would be Aleve (if you do not have a medical problem which would not allow you to take these). Try taking them 1 day prior to your period starting for best results. If this does not help, please see your doctor, as there may be prescription medications they can give you. ...Read more
Work on it daily: Pain management can be useful if it helps you to move normally while you heal. If you smoke, you must stop. What ever type of activity/lifestyle produces the damage to your back must be modified. Physical therapy for a core strengthening, yoga type stretching home exercise program that incorporates proper breathing and body awareness is the pathway that I have seen the most success. Patience! ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband's sciatic nerve pain is on the upper back of the leg under his butt. It above. How can he get rid of this pain?
Given Your Pain: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
It depends on what: Is it are the underlying causes of these symptoms. Do you have a back &/or hip problem or even an si joint issue as well. You need an evaluation to see what the diagnosis entails and then direct treatment which can range from: medication, local midalities like heat or icing, injections, pt and activity modifications. ...Read more
Bands: Will help strengthen the muscles around the hip, and spine resulting in improved muscular structure and more stable spine. This will take awhile to improve your symptoms so if it hurts to do these exercises you may want to consider a steroid injection to hip or spine. ...Read more
Hurting sciatic nerve&sacrioliac bone but no pain on legs only in R low back, hip, &groin. What is Femoral Hernia? Could this be it? Please help!
A gap in the wall of: Your abdomen where the femoral artery and vein emerge and then enter the leg that is enlarging is a femoral hernia. They are not common but can cause the symptoms you describe. Low back pain can be muscular, spine or hip related or do to pelvic organ problems. A femoral hernia usually has a tender spot in the front of the hip... especially when coughing or bearing down. Sorry I can't help more. ...Read more
How would you determine if pain radiating down the back of the leg to above the knee, is sciatic vs. Referred pain from another site (hip, pelvis, etc)?
2nd opinion from DO: With your history of fractures, chronic back pain, OA knees B/L, back trauma, you could benefit greatly from seeing an osteopathic medical doctor, who specializes in neuromusculoskeletal medicine (NMM) to evaluate and treat you. They would be able to answer this question quickly, a nd accurately, as it may be a combination of both with your complex trauma history. There are DOs locally in ME, NH, RI &MA ...Read more
Its possible: If the fibroids are big, they can compress the muscles and nerves in the pelvis, causing pain. ...Read more
Hi there, I am 52 and had a R total hip rplacement 4 mos ago. Immediately following surgery I had SEVERE pain in my R groin. I had been stretching A LOT prior to surgery to help prevent any possible strains. I still have to hold and lift my leg to get int
Orthopedic surgeon: It is best to report this to your orthopedic surgeon who will evaluate your hip and prescribe detailed physical therapy for you. I agree that after four months your hip symptoms are unusual and Inguinal ligament damage may have occurred from too much strain preoperatively. Unfortunately it takes months for inguinal ligament damage to heal. ...Read more
Yes: Stretch and exercise.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: This depends on the diagnosis of hip pain which can range from arthritis, to nerve impingement, to soft-tissue inflammation. Rest, over-the-counter pain meds, and low-impact exercise are usually a safe way to start. If you do not get relief, you should seek the advice of a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Start with primary: Conservative measures such as physical therapy and nsiads is a good place to start. The pain may be from your hip, sacroiliac joint or back. If conservative does not work then your primary can help with the diagnosis and send you to interventional pain management or orthopedics. ...Read more