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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?

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!?

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