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Dr. Scott Tromanhauser
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Discectomy (Definition)

Discectomy is the a surgical procedure in which the ruptured portion of a ruptured spinal disc (the pad between two vertebrae) is removed. Disc tissue near the rupture may also be removed, but usually most of the disc is saved. If a spinal fusion is needed, a more ...Read more


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What can cause hip pain?

What can cause hip pain?

Many causes: One of the most common causes of hip pain. Is osteoarthritis. Oa is usually seen in middle and old age, I do not know your age.

Other causes include impingement syndromes, bursitis, muscle issues, snapping hip, trauma, transient osteoporosis, osteonecrosis or avn, and the list goes on.

I recommend that you see your pcp or an orthoedic surgeon. Www. Aaos. Org/findanortho/. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Unclear: Not enough information, where exactly is the pain? When did it start? Was there an injury? What are your normal activities? The range of causes for someone your age is broad so more information is needed to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Why do I have sharp hip pain?

I do not know: Possible you injured your hip, or you have arthritis, or a tick bit you months ago and you have lymes, etc, etc. Without a good history and examination, theses would all be simple guesses. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could cause severe hip pain?

What could cause severe hip pain?

Many things: Here is the list - osteoarthritis, gout, strain, labral tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, avascular necrosis, bone contusion, tendonitis/bursitis, pinched nerve in lower back, etc.

As you can see, the list is pretty long. Remember, common things are common, so things like arthritis, strains/sprains and tendonitis tend to top the list.

Lastly, see your physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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How might I get relieved from hip pain?

How might I get relieved from hip pain?

Have it evaluated: First of all, has the hip been evaluated. Many people believe they have hip pain when in reality the pain originates in the lower back. If it is hip, then you want to know how severe it is. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What are ways to alleviate chronic hip pain?

Determine the cause.: The best way to alleviate chronic hip pain is to determine what is causing the pain. The cure is dependent on the cause. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to ease your hip pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial. I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hip pain?

See below: 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. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what should I do about my hip pain?

See Pain Specialist: Obviously, it's an issue that you are bothered with. I would suggest seeing a pain specialist or sports medicine physician who can further tease out why your hip hurts. Is it inside the joint, outside of the joint, coming from your back or even associated with the muscles in that area? These are a lot of issues that require very different treatment options. ...Read more

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What is something that could cause overnight hip pain?

What is something that could cause overnight hip pain?

Variable: Synovitis, labral tear, chondral tear, degenerative joint disease, nerve irritation, muscle tightness, capsulitis...Give me more symptoms and history. .. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the possibilities if I have hip pain?

Can you please discuss the possibilities if I have hip pain?

Hip pain dd: Trochamteric bursitis hip arthritis referred back degeneration or si joint dysfunction. ...Read more

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Does appendicitis feel like hip pain?

It can: This can be a symptom.Appendicitis syptoms: aching pain that begins around your navel and often shifts to your lower right abdomen, pain that becomes sharper over several hours, tenderness that occurs when you apply pressure to your lower right abdomen, sharp pain in your lower right abdomen that occurs when the area is pressed on and then the pressure is quickly released, pain is worse when moving. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how to fix hip pain/stiffness/overall pain?

See details: The first step is to determine the cause of the various pains. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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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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How do you get rid of hip pain?

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

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Throbbing hip pain what's the cause?

Throbbing hip pain what's the cause?

Many options: There are many causes of hip pain. Pain can be in the front, side, or back of the hip. A few of the more common causes are arthritis, bursitis, and tendonopathy. Some of the more serious causes are infection, fractures, and cancer. I would recommend seeing your physician if you have sereve pain that wakes you from your sleep. ...Read more

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Could hip pain be a result I scoliosis?

It depends: How old are you, how severe is the scoliosis and do you have an abnormal gait that could potentially and over time put undue strain on the corresponding hip? Have you had the hip pain evaluated? Thus it is difficult to provide you with a meaningful answer without knowing answers to the above questions. Be well. ...Read more

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Is Hip Pain a side effect of Krimson 35?

NO: Side effects may include: nausea, breast tenderness, mood changes and changes to libido.
these are the usual side effects. ...Read more

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How to get rid of this horrible hip pain?

Examination: You should see your doctor or an orthopedist to determine the cause of the pain. A physical examination and possibly x-rays may be needed. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Do people with lupus suffer from hip pain?

AVN: Hip pain associated with lupus is unusual but I would be concerned about avascular necrosis even if you have never taken prednisone. A history of Prednisone use, however, significantly increases the risk. An MRI would be potentially very helpful. ...Read more

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Hip pain and restriction in a 7 year old boy?

Hip pain and restriction in a 7 year old boy?

See pediatrician: Several unique hip problems develop around this age needs full evaluation especially if has a limp scfe, legg calves perthes all possible reasons need diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm having hip pain and my hips pop when I run?

I'm having hip pain and my hips pop when I run?

Popping hip: Is most likely the ligament is sliding over the acetabulum. Usually this is not accompanied by pain. A simple xray will help sort out the different causes as well as a 2wk trial of decreased running. ...Read more

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Why does my patient have hip pain r/o synovitis?

Hip pain: Possible causes of synovitis include overuse, inflammation, infection, conective tissue disorders (such as ra), trauma/injury, etc. ...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 it's 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

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Diskectomy (Definition)

The term discectomy refers to an excision of all or part of a disc. The disc itself is a cartilage structure that is located between two vertebral bodies. Disectomies are typically performed to improve pain and/or function in a patient that had ...Read more


Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Definition)

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 ...Read more