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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Overview)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the area of the hip.


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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip bursitis: It is likely that you have a condition called trochanteric bursitis of your hip--it is inflammation of the area surrounding the curve of the hip-thigh bone. Possibly resulted from excessive use/walking/running and/or laying on the side on a firm/hard surface too long. Hip arthritis and disc disease can cause hip pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval.
Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
700 doctors shared insights

Hip Pain (Overview)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the area of the hip.


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Explain transient rt hip pain. What is or does transient rt hip pain mean

Explain transient rt hip pain. What is or does transient rt hip pain mean

Let me explain: There is a condition called transient synovitis, which cause pain in the hip but does not stay for long ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Hip pain (Tip)

Don't think it is only heavy items you pick up that will hurt you, the bending at hip is the problem. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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About how long does it take to treat back and hip pain with a tens machine?

About how long does it take to treat back and hip pain with a tens machine?

On regular basis: Tens is producing pain relief as long as you apply it on the paiful areas. Therefore, for long-term management you need the unit at home. ...Read more

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I have hip pain in both hips, feels like the joints, very tender, aching pain and painful to walk. No noticeable swelling/rash. Any suggestions?

Get checked: It is unusual to get pain in both hips in some one of your age if you over did it then it generally is on one side occasionally some inflammation of the joint or some other immunologic problems can cause pain in joints that are bilateral best to let your doctor to examine you and then decide which tests to order next i hopes this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Hip pain (Tip)

Losing weight helps with hip, knee and ankle joint pain issues. ...See more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Is it possible to do self-trigger point therapy for treating hip pain?

Is it possible to do self-trigger point therapy for treating hip pain?

Possible: It is possible to do self trigger point therapy with a variety of devices that put pressure on the trigger point. You can use a tennis ball and roll back and forth on it. Also, there is a device called a back knobber that can work on trigger points. Having said all that it is my belief (bias) that muscle trigger points are usually secondary to something else and are rarely the primary problem. ...Read more

Dr. Charlene Sojico Dr. Sojico
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Hip pain (Tip)

To enhance muscle and bone strength.Move through your pain. Exercise improves joint pain, function and range of motion.Be kind to your back and hip. Lose some weights if you are overweight. Avoid activities that aggravate your joint pains .Discuss different treatment options with your physician. ...See more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Bulging disc in lower back. Right side hip pain and sciatic shooting pains down legs. Medications or non-surgical treatments for relief?

Bulging disc in lower back. Right side hip pain and sciatic shooting pains down legs. Medications or non-surgical treatments for relief?

USUALLY: Over 90% of bulging discs with sciatica will get better without surgery. Non-surgical treatments (PT, Chiro, etc) along with either medications (NSAIDs or short burst of oral steroids) and possibly Epidural steroid injection should take care of most. ...Read more

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How to cure hip pain?

How to cure hip pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! Joints are designed to last a lifetime/100 years! Start self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. In my practice, I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Hip pain (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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How can I get rid of hip pain?

How can I get rid of hip pain?

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

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Is celebrex (celecoxib) a good drug for hip pain?

Is celebrex (celecoxib) a good drug for hip pain?

Yes!: It is very good, and has an advantage of being able to be used with low dose asa, without negating its cardio protection. It also is less likely to cause GI issues! That said, if these are not important, other generic drugs are cheaper and can give equally effective pain relief! ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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How can I prevent gluteal and hip pain if I sit all day?

Several suggestions: Evaluate your routine to determine how long it takes before the discomfort begins. This will help you determine when to stand and stretch, do isometric exercises, or a combination of both.
Evaluate your chair and if possible, obtain one that has at least three adjustment. Seat height, armrest, and lumbar. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

Hip bursitis: It is likely that you have a condition called trochanteric bursitis of your hip--it is inflammation of the area surrounding the curve of the hip-thigh bone. Possibly resulted from excessive use/walking/running and/or laying on the side on a firm/hard surface too long. Hip arthritis and disc disease can cause hip pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Hip pain (Tip)

Living with back pain can be a pain in the back. ...See more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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What causes hip pain?

Hip pain: Causes of hip pain are very broad and long list. It needs to be properly investigated by a qualified physician to get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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How to cure hip pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! Joints are designed to last a lifetime/100 years! Start self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. In my practice, I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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Hip pain (Tip)

Turmeric is great for joint pain! ...See more

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How to relieve hip pain?

Exercise: Most of hip pains are due to osteoarthritis. Over-weightiness and inactivity make hip-pain worse. Back-strengthening exercises and losing weight are helpful. Taking pain-killer should be the last resort. However, when the pain is severe and/or interferes with the lifestyle, it is wise to consider hip replacement surgery. If pain persists please consult a physician. ...Read more

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How can I ease hip pain?

Variable: Anti inflammation meds, cane, crutches, injections, pt... ...Read more

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Hip pain (Tip)

Desensitization is a great way to lessen incisional pain. ...See more