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Have feeling of pinched nerve in hip area even while sitting completely still?

Have feeling of pinched nerve in hip area even while sitting completely still?

Could be from back: This sounds like either back pain radiating to the hip or pain from the hip itself. I would see you primary physician and possibly an orthopedist. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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What do you do for a pinched nerve in the hip or thigh area?

What do you do for a pinched nerve in the hip or thigh area?

Piriformis: Lumbosacral disc disease can cause pain that radiates into the buttock and down the leg. Compression of the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle in the butt cheek can do the same but pain rarely goes below the knee. There are exercises that help stretch the muscle to take pressure off the nerve. If pain radiate to the foot, see a doctor. Pain can radiate form the hip to knee if tfl is tight. Pt. ...Read more

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I have pain above right buttocks and the hip area. I can hardly walk and it started today. I did nothing to hurt it. Is it a pinched nerve. Other?

I have pain above right buttocks and the hip area.   I can hardly walk and it started today. I did nothing to hurt it. Is it a pinched nerve. Other?

Uncertain: This could be a muscle pull. There could be other issues such as joint, bone, tendons, bursa and you do have medical conditions that also could be related to this problem . I would try simple therapy such as heat or cold and see if that gives you relief. You need to see your physician and get this fully evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it a pinched nerve have pain n the front inner & side of thigh. Have pain n lower back, hips, pubic bone, groin area. Can decompression help this?

Is it a pinched nerve have pain n the front inner & side of thigh. Have pain n lower back, hips, pubic bone, groin area. Can decompression help this?

Depends: This depends on what your imaging reveals. Lumbar stenosis can cause back pain and pain into thighs which are worse with ambulation. Decompression can help this with or without a fusion depending on your specific image and exam. However you are very young for something like this to happen. Please be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Pinched Nerve in the hip and leg, how long it takes to heal?

Pinched Nerve in the hip and leg,  how long it takes to heal?

Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read more

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Pinched nerve in back making my hip and leg swell. What to do it's been 2 days?

Be sure: There could be more worrisome reasons for the swelling, so please have this evaluated by practitioner. Though nerve irritation from sciatica can impact neurovascular function and contribute to swelling, be certain it is not more worrisome cause. ...Read more

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Lwr back, top of butt pain, at times wraps around to hip,side,down into butt, front of thigh.at times one side,at times both.Pinched nerve?

Lwr back, top of butt pain, at times wraps around to hip,side,down into butt, front of thigh.at times one side,at times both.Pinched nerve?

See your doctor: It could be a nerve problem, but equally it could be a root problem and anything in between. There are other disorders that could predispose to symptoms such as these, so getting a good history and physical exam would be important to evaluate this completely. ...Read more

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How can I manage a pinched nerve I have pain travelling from my hip to my toe?

How can I manage a pinched nerve I have pain travelling from my  hip to  my toe?

Stretching helps: Avoid sitting with wallet in back pocket. Stretching helps. Sometimes a heel lift is required. A low back adjustment may be necessary as well. If not relief with this or anti inflammatory medications, further testing, such as an x-ray, ct or MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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I have a sharp, dull pain deep in my groin/hip. Almost feels like a pinched nerve. It comes and goes periodically. What could it be caused by?

I have a sharp, dull pain deep in my groin/hip. Almost feels like a pinched nerve. It comes and goes periodically. What could it be caused by?

Muscle strain: Depends on what you do.This could be a muscle strain if you are very athletic. Need to be evaluated by a doc if this persist. If it comes and go,, then it is unlikely to be a nerve issue. The more active , the greater the possiblity of a muscular issue such as a groin strain.See your doc if it persists. ...Read more

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What can I do for pinched nerve in left leg causing hip and leg to go numb?

What can I do for pinched nerve in left leg causing hip and leg to go numb?

Epidural Block: A very frequently used technique used for this condition. Vist your pain doctor for a proper evaluation and see if you qualify. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a pinched nerve somewhere in the low back or wherever & feel the pain in my hips & not down my legs?

Not pinched nerve: Back pain as described is from weak ligament in the back ANS false motion cause the pain that can shoot to different ares , but not pinching any nerve. Ibuprofen and all nsaids worsens weak ligaments and stops tissue healing prolotherapy can help you. Visitwww.Getprolo.Com or www, aaomed.Org for info and a doctor to help you. ...Read more

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I have a pinched nerve in lower back that causes pain to my right hip. Is it appropriate for me to play basketball or must rest it? Thanks!

I have a pinched nerve in lower back that causes pain to my right hip. Is it appropriate for me to play basketball or must rest it?  Thanks!

Most likely, rest: Of course your treating Doctor who knows you and has the imaging reports that can be clinically correlated to your physical exam would be able tell you the best type of activity you can do. Me, over the computer would say that conservatively, I would rest the area, until you get some relief of pain, then follow-up with your Dr. to get an official answer as to a "return to Physical activities." ...Read more

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Having bone pain on left side, hip, shoulder and ribs. Alkaline pos level is250. Is it a pinched nerve?

Having bone pain on left side, hip, shoulder and ribs. Alkaline pos level is250. Is it a pinched nerve?

Not likely: Probably need plain xrays, a bone scan, determine if alk phos is originating from bone and rule out paget's disease among other items. ...Read more

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Hello, doctor says I have a pinched nerve in my lower back that causes the off/on pain at right hip. He says no surgery necessary can P/T correct this?

Hello, doctor says I have a pinched nerve in my lower back that causes the off/on pain at right hip. He says no surgery necessary can P/T correct this?

PainMedsRelaxants&PT: A combination of Anti inflammatory meds with or without muscle relaxants and Physical Therapy may help the pain.But you also need to find the cause of pinch nerve by MRI if the spine before you start on physical therapy.Most patients respond to this regimen.But if pain persists and with MRI fIindings,you may need Pain Management or a consult with a Spine Speacialist ...Read more