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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)

Hip pain is a clinical finding in which there is either pain at the site of the hip joint (which will be felt nearer to the groin) or at the site of the bone that is commonly referred to as the hip (on the lower part of the ...Read more


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

Currently in tx/lower back and hip pain (mostly on iliac crest) only flexeril 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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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

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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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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

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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!?

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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I have hip pain in both hips, feels like the joints, very tender, aching pain and painful to walk. No noticeable swelling/rash. Any suggestions?

I have hip pain in both hips, feels like the joints, very tender, aching pain and painful to walk. No noticeable swelling/rash. Any suggestions?

Get checked: It is unusual to get pain in both hips in some one of your age if you over did it then it generally is on one side occasionally some inflammation of the joint or some other immunologic problems can cause pain in joints that are bilateral best to let your doctor to examine you and then decide which tests to order next i hopes this helps. ...Read more

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Hip pain under right hip bone, groin, and sometimes lower glute. Snapping if moved sometimes but not painful snapping. Young athlete and rower?

Hip pain under right hip bone, groin, and sometimes lower glute. Snapping if moved sometimes but not painful snapping. Young athlete and rower?

Let me explain: Rowing injuries are primarily overuse related. The knee, lumbar spine, and ribs are most commonly affected. The injury incidence is directly related to the volume of training and technique. Hip injuries also related to either overuse or wrong technique. It sound to me you developed some inflammation in that (groin). ...Read more

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