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Hips Hurt When I Sit
Not the hip joint: Usually it does not hurt to sit with hip arthritis. It may hurt to get up. Depending where it hurts it could be trochanteric bursitis if it hurts on the side of the pelvis; ischial bursitis or piriformis syndrome if it hurts on the bottom, coccyxgodynia if he pain is coming from the tailbone - called the coccyx. Sometimes for comfort you can cushion you gluteal region with a pillow. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very flexable joints: Being double jointed means that you can bend your joints more than the average person. There are many misunderstandings when it comes to the meaning of being double jointed. This condition could the wear tear process in all the joint involved, so it lead to early arthritis. ...Read more
The common motion: in these two activities is hip flexion possibly with abduction (moving away from body) and external rotation. This type of pain may be due to bursitis (though likely to also be tender to touch), iliotibial band tightness, or tendinitis of a gluteal muscle. Skilled examiners including Sports Medicine specialists can perform special examining motions to sort this out. I would make an appointment. ...Read more
Arthritis: You likely are beginning to have some arthritis in the hips. So when you sit for too long, the joint capsule, ligaments etc are stiff from mild inflammation and hurt to stretch when no movement for awhile. This may be diet related. Learn from: drmcdougall.Com, 'star mcdougallers' section. 'foods that fight pain', or 'eat to live' books that teach how to stop the causes. 10 cups h2o/day, no pop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bilateral hip pain every time i sit on my couch. Hurts entire time i sit. Doesn't hurt if i sit in a hard wooden chair. Would a firmer couch help?
What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked. ...Read more
I have back pain on the left side just above my hip inside the back, if i turn my body/sit down/lie down it hurts, its getting worse. What is it?
Hip or back pain: Back problems can give you hip pain and hip problems can give you back pain. Probably not enough information here to help you know what the cause is. How long has it been present? What makes it worse? Better? Does it go down into your leg? Any fever, chills, weight loss? Any bowel or bladder problems? ...Read more
Is it ok to use a cane for a left hip laberal tear until i get surgery? It hurts when i walk and feels painfull when i sit
Using : Using a cane can actually be quite helpful, but put it in your right hand. You want to lean away from the tear. Studies have shown that a cane placed in the opposite hand can reduce forces in the hip significantly. That will help take some strain off the labral tear. ...Read more
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