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How doe an epidural for hip pain work?

How doe an epidural for hip pain work?

Reduce inflammation: An epidural in your back can be used to reduce the inflammation and pressure on a nerve root for a nerve that goes through your hip. There are a variety of procedures that treat hip pain. The right diagnosis will improve the treatment's success. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Epidural (Definition)

The epidural space is an anatomical space just outside the fluid filled sac that contains the spinal cord and brain. Anesthesiologists and pain physicians are skilled at placing needles or catheters (tubes) into this space in the spinal canal to administer medications. These medicines can treat the pain of surgery or labor. These medicines can also be used to treat chronic ...Read more


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Woke up one morning with terrible low back and right hip pain. Have had a facet block, tpi's and a lumbar epidural, no help. What is next?

Woke up one morning with terrible low back and right hip pain. Have had a facet block, tpi's and a lumbar epidural, no help. What is next?

Diagnosis: Still neded a diagnosis negative blocks rule out suspects not nerve not facet frim injection results consider muscular read sarno back book for more info ...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?

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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Hip pain synovitis, what does that mean?

Hip pain synovitis, what does that mean?

Inflamed hip joint: Synovitis is inflammation of joint which can be related to trauma, infection, rheumatoid disease, gout, etc. Sometimes benign or malignant processes ini bone can cause reactive synovitis of adjacent joint. Fluid in joint can be part of disease process. ...Read more

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Both hip pain goes up into back and chest?

Nonspecific: Unfortunately what you've described is fairly nonspecific and could be caused by various conditions such as bilateral hip arthritis, lumbar spinal pathology, and systemic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. I would recommend that you see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Probable causes of lower back and hip pain!?

Probable causes of lower back and hip pain!?

Several possibilitie: In that region, pain can arise from a hip, spine or si joint problem. It can also be a referred pain from your abdominal or pelvic region organs as well. If the pain is getting worse or persisting over time and is bothering you, get evaluated by your doctor to start the appropriate treatment based on a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What can cause shoulder, back, and hip pain?

What can cause shoulder, back, and hip pain?

Sacroiliac subluxing: ? cause "shoulder, back & hip pain". These seemingly unrelated symptoms often associated with fibromyalgia. Sacroiliac joint subluxation induces pelvic girdle instability; arousing a functional spinal scoliosis; evoking shoulder girdle asymmetry & symptoms of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. These 3 pain generators might account for this seemingly disjointed set of symptoms. Is there joint hypermobility? ...Read more

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Which stationary bike is better for hip pain?

Recumbent bike: A recumbent bike is usually best for this problem. ...Read more

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What to do about hip pain after soccer practice?

See details: See an orthopedist and have the hip evaluated to determine the exact cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Will I get hip pain if my orthotics don't fit right?

You shouldn't: Orthotics are designed to provide balance and stability. Properly designed they make your pelvis level and even to the ground and therefore should relieve hip and low back pain. Don't settle for less. Gait analysis is the key to providing postural stability. ...Read more

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Why do I have sudden hip pain? I used to do yoga a lot.

Hip Pain: Hip pain can be caused from many things such as overuse, referred pain from the lower leg (mostly knee) to your low back, pelvic organs, arthritis, ligament weakness. See your doctor or a sports medicine physician for more information. Try using Motrin 600mg 2-3x/day on a full stomach and stretch to see if that helps. ...Read more

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What to do about hip pain! Symtoms of scfe please help?

What to do about hip pain! Symtoms of scfe please help?

See physician: See physician for evaluation and possible radiographic examination. SCFE usually diagnosed on pelvic radiograph. ...Read more

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What is femoral offset? And how does it cause hip pain?

What is femoral offset? And how does it cause hip pain?

Let me explain: Femoral offset is the distance from the center of rotation of the femoral head to a line dissecting the long axis of the femur. In case of total replacement hip the the offset is considered as the distance from the center of rotation of the femoral head to a line bissecting the long axis of the stem.

Normal femoral offset varies between 30 amd 60 mm. ...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