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Any suggestions for hip pain when going from sit to stand. Pain is lateral near iliac crest.?

Any suggestions for hip pain when going from sit to stand. Pain is lateral near iliac crest.?

Sartorius/TFL/Glute: Seen in athletes as well. Evalualte the muscles that originate off the asis as well as the glute max and med off the iliac crest and wing. Have to look at back and hip xr too and look at the wing even with possible judet views. Is the patient older? Wearing a belt (officer)? Athletic? Muscular imbalance? ...Read more

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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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Currently in tx/lower back and hip pain (mostly on iliac crest) only flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Ultram help-xr neg?

Currently in tx/lower back and hip pain (mostly on iliac crest) only flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Ultram help-xr neg?

Limit treatment.: If that effective rx is effective, complete a 3-4 week course of treatment. However, if the problem does not resolve, have it further worked up beyond the xrays. You do not want to stay on Ultram for prolonged period. For most problems, I give it 3-4 weeks to get better or resolve, before more intense workup. ...Read more

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I have pain near my hip that sort of fits w/ bursitis but is slightly at the front just down iliac crest, what could it be?

I have pain near my hip that sort of fits w/ bursitis but is slightly at the front just down iliac crest, what could it be?

Friction: Illiotibial band runs from illiac crest to the lateral aspect of the knee. Its friction can lead to similar symptoms you are describing & it is called illiotibial band friction syndrome. ...Read more

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I have daily pain and discomfort in my iliac crest bones. I also have osteoartharitis in both hips is it connected?

I have daily pain and discomfort in my iliac crest bones. I also have osteoartharitis in both hips is it connected?

Probably: Hip arthritis may present with pain in this area. The bigger question is why would a 28 you old have oa of the hips. Is it related to dysplasia? ...Read more

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I had an l5-s1 fusion rev/hardware removal 1 year ago. Therapy done. Why do I still have aching pain in my lt/side hip/iliac crest (tender to touch)?

I had an l5-s1 fusion rev/hardware removal 1 year ago. Therapy done. Why do I still have aching pain in my lt/side hip/iliac crest (tender to touch)?

Possibilities:: While I rarely take iliac crest bone graft because it usually isn't necessary, when I do, my patients never complain of pain from the graft site. It definitely could be si joint pain, you should have your si joint evaluated with the 5 provocative tests for si instability. If at least 3 are positive, then an si joint injection, radioablation, or minimally invasive fusion may alleviate your pain. ...Read more

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Reproduceabe hip pain right above iliac crest. Ct scan of pelvis and abdomen neg and xray neg. All blood work normal. No groin pain. Please help!

Reproduceabe hip pain right above iliac crest. Ct scan of pelvis and abdomen neg and xray neg. All blood work normal. No groin pain. Please help!

MRI: I would suggest an MRI targeting the area of pain. Had someone similar recently with very similar symptoms and multiple imaging studies. Finally MRI showed a muscle tear where the oblique muscles insert onto the iliac crest. ...Read more

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Reproduceable hip pain right above iliac crest. Ct scan of pelvis and abdomen neg and xray neg. All blood work normal. No groin pain. Please help?

Reproduceable hip pain right above iliac crest. Ct scan of pelvis and abdomen neg and xray neg. All blood work normal. No groin pain. Please help?

Multipossibilities: This can be pain from the hip joint, sacroiliac joint, muscular like the pyriformis, a bursitis, referred pain from a back condition like a degenerative facet joint or disc level. Most likely a back issue with other testing negative. If no improvement with otc meds if not contraindicated, see a spine specialist for a thorough evaluation and treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Reproduceabe hip pain right above iliac crest. Ct scan of pelvis and abdomen neg and xray neg. All blood work normal. No groin pain. Please help!?

Reproduceabe hip pain right above iliac crest. Ct scan of pelvis and abdomen neg and xray neg. All blood work normal. No groin pain. Please help!?

Back exam: Pain above the iliac crest is not likely to be coming from the hip. It is more likely to be radiating from the lumbar spine.
A low back evaluation is indicated. ...Read more

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Hip pain after lying down?

Bursitis v.arthritis: Hip pain after lying down could be a inflammatory problem with the bursa called bursitis. If the pain is worse with longer periods of lying down, it could be stiffness you are experiencing from an arthritic hip. First step is to see a doctor such as a physiatrist who will examine you and may require an x-ray. We may also recommend a trial of an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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What can cause severe hip pain?

What can cause severe hip pain?

Multiple causes: Hip pain can be from a number of causes in the joint, around the joint, or referred from the back. It is important to see an orthopedist who treats hips A through history and exam is needed. X-rays and possibly an MRI arthrogram may be ordered. ...Read more

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What to do for hip pain when I sit?

Hip Pain: Sitting presses the ball of the hip joint forcibly into the socket. In people with arthritis, this is not uncommon. Getting up from sitting is equally or more painful due to muscle contraction necessary to straighten up the hips to allow upright standing. Younger patients may have pain if there is a cartilage tear (similar to meniscus in knee). Try otc meds, but if persistent, may need MRI & ortho. ...Read more

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Help! What can cause hip pain at 25?

Long list: Hip bursitis, muscle strain, tendinitis, labral tear, infection, avn, disc herniation, . .... As you see there are many possibilities. Need more details to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix sharp hip pain?

Hip pain: Depends on the cause of your sharp hip pin. Is it arthritis, labral tear, muscle injury, bursitis? Treatment is tailored to the cause. ...Read more

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What is causing hip pain after a fall?

What is causing hip pain after a fall?

The injury: You could of strained a muscle, or ligament. You could of fractured bone, you could of bruised bone or soft tissue. You could of caused nerve irritation.
After the fall, ice and an antiinflammatory are a good idea, if after 3 days there is still pain and discomfort a trip to the orthopedist is a good idea. ...Read more

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Hip pain what can I do to fell better?

See details: Determine the cause of the pain first. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about hip pain?

Depends: There are many factors an associated symptoms that will tell us how much this needs looke into and how to treat it. So please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do about regular hip pain?

Need more info: Location? Groin, side of hip, buttock? Duration? How long have you had it? Was it from an injury? A fall, lifting boxes, after exercise, ? Do you have back pain with it? ...Read more

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