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Arthritis: Unfortunately, at your age arthritis (aging changes in the joints) would be a common cause of hip joint pain - typically felt at the groin. If the "hip joint" pain you're referring to is at the sides of the hips, it could be a greater trochanteric bursitis. If the "hip joint" pain is at your buttocks, the source may be the lumbar spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why am I getting hip joint pain when I pivot, to the point I keel over for a sec. Then I am fine for a few days then It happens again.??
Hip arthritis?: It is obviously difficult to say what is wrong wthout examining you.... However your symptoms suggest early hip arthritis. Pain in your groin and 'deep'in your hip with weight -bearing suggest early hip osteoarthritis especially w/ pivoting maneuvers.I would suggest seeing a board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination and X-rays . Best of Luck! ...Read more
I have been having hip joint pain for a long time. It willl wake me up in sever pain in the middle of the night. Its only in my left hip.
Bursitis?: Hip pain that wakes you at night is classically bursitis, but you will need a physical exam to be sure. A steroid injection into your great troch bursa will help this if that is what it is. Nsaids may also benefit, but speak with your physician prior. Stretch your it band and your hamstrings to help. If oa, consider joint injections, pt. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had hip pain but was told I have a L6 and it is causing joint pain. Also told one wrong move with weight on my back could break it? Is that true?
Absolutely not: Having a "sixth" lumbar vertebrae carries no increased risk of back problems at all, nor do you have be careful. There are normally 12 thoracic vertebrae, each with an attached set of ribs; 5 lumbar which then end on a solid fused part of the spine known as the sacrum. If there is one less pair of ribs or one extra motion segment in the sacrum, it is called by some as having "6" lumbar vertebra. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depends on the location of the "hip." the term "hip" is often not specifically localizing, even for physicians. If pain in in the groin, actual hip joint may be involved. If pain is on the side, it may be bursitis. If pain is in the butt, other possibilities. This would have to be localized and then specific treatment of bursal injection, identification and assurance of no fracture.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Careful exam + X-ray: See someone who can do a careful ms exam, including internal rotation of hips while seated. If you have pain, probable arthritis. Make sure you point out where the pain is: your self-declared pain may be in your trochanteric bursa, your sacroiliac joint, or your piriformis muscle, to name just a few. A standing ap-pelvis should be obtained. ...Read more
Hello...i have severe hip joint pain in right side since my delivery..my daughter is 4 months now?
Hips feel like it "pops" out of place when walking sometimes, also joint pain when walking. What's this mean?
Shoe Inserts and Hip: Subtle changes in shoes, insoles and orthotic devices can cause and help problems up the leg. If you simply switched an old shoe insert with a new insert, that alone probably did not cause the problem. My first guess would be that the shoes overall are beginning to break down and replacing the insoles was too late to help a developing hip problem. I would get a new shoe and test out this theory. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer