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How to relieve hip pain?

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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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


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How do I relieve hip pain from sleeping on my side?

How do I relieve hip pain from sleeping on my side?

NSAID: Sounds like the bursa over the trochanter is irritated by this pressure. Non steroidal anti inflammatory agents like Aleve (naproxen) are helpful,,but I would see an orthopoedist or PMR doc for full evaluation and make certain this is a hip,and not a spine problem. Topicals can help, physical,therapy, injections and oral medications might be indicated, but diagnosis is required first ...Read more

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How can one relieve back and hip pain?

How can one relieve back and hip pain?

Healthy lifestyle: Usually, a low-impact cardiovascular regimen with some core-strengthening exercise will help. Weight loss will help as well. ...Read more

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Any tipds to relieve 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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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 is the best way to get relief from hip pain?

What is the best way to get relief from hip pain?

Examination: There are many causes of isolated hip area pain. Would recommend rest, heat/ ice, and nsaids. If the pain persist see your pcp. ...Read more

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How to relieve constant neck, back, and hip pain? I have been having back problems for 3 yrs now but in the last year, it has started to affect my neck and hips. I am in constant pain all day every day but the pain varies from a 5-10 depending on what i a

How to relieve constant neck, back, and hip pain? I have been having back problems for 3 yrs now but in the last year, it has started to affect my neck and hips. I am in constant pain all day every day but the pain varies from a 5-10 depending on what i a

You : You need an x-ray and then likely and MRI of your spine. You could be dealing with disc disease, herniation, or stenosis. A spine specialist and pain management physicians would be the best option for you to tackle this problem. There are multiple medical treatment plans. In addition physical therapy may help as well as alternative approaches like accupuncture/pressure. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hip pain. My last MRI was an arthrogram. I had also had a theraputic injection done with short term relief. My previous injection from lasted 13 mo.?

Hip pain. My last MRI was an arthrogram. I had also had a theraputic injection done with short term relief. My previous injection from lasted 13 mo.?

Tough decisions: Hip arthroscopy is in its infancy, and we do not have long term studies on patients that we have repaired. Therefore, each hip case needs to be individualized with a surgeon that you trust and have a good rapport with. There are few clear cut answers. ...Read more

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How often can I have a depomedrol (methylprednisolone) injection to relieve hip pain?

Depomedrol (methylprednisolone) safety: It can be repeated quarterly depending on the dose. I personally do not perform them monthly as i feel the dangers-osteopenia, adrenal suppression- outweigh the benefits. ...Read more

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Ive been experiencing hip pain for over 6 months that wakes me upto ten times a night no pain relief has worked doctor thinks i may be opioid sensitiv?

You need to : Find the etiology of the pain. Is it arthritic? Is it a nerve entrapment? Taking pain killers to mask pain and not treat the cause is not helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve hip pain when I sleep on my side? A pillow between my legs doesn't help.

What can I do to relieve hip pain when I sleep on my side? A pillow between my legs doesn't help.

Try a chiropractor: Try seeing a local chiropractor who is certified for pregnancy care. Many of my patients see a chiropractor to help with back and hip pain during pregnancy. Most say it helps a lot. ...Read more

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Left hip pain x 2 yrs. Done: chiro, pt, steroid inj. & oral - no relief. Int. & ext rotation hurts. Unable to raise knee to chest. Capsulitis maybe?

Left hip pain x 2 yrs. Done: chiro, pt, steroid inj. & oral - no relief. Int. & ext rotation hurts. Unable to raise knee to chest.  Capsulitis maybe?

Arthritis : Your symptoms suggest osteoarthritis of the hip joint. Painful motion is typical early as is pain w/ weight bearing.As the arthritis progresses loss of internal rotation is often found on physical exam. Pain in groin, thigh and buttock are characteristic.Some patients note difficulty tying shoes and similar motions... Time to see an orthopedic surgeon for examination, x-rays and treatment! gl! ...Read more

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Is lower back pain( especially around sacrum) common during menses ? How to distinguish it from hip pain ?And how to relieve it .

Is lower back pain( especially around sacrum) common during menses ? How to distinguish it from hip pain ?And how to relieve it .

Monthly ache: Hip pain is usually felt in the groin, so it does not sound like you are experiencing pain from your hip. Both back and muscle pain can get worse with your menstrual cycle- it is worth discussing with your pmd- with possible referral to a physiatrist. ...Read more

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22 yr old waitress. Suffering from severe hip pain of inner hip joint. Worse after I've stood on my feet for 3+ hours at a time. Causes/relief?

Sacroiliac joint : If this pain is posterior in nature, you may have sacroiliac dysfunction/sacroilitis secondary to either leg length discrepancy from carrying trays with hips tilted. Have your leg lengths checked and use a heel lift/orthotic for correction to see if your pain improves. ...Read more

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