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Sleep Positions For Hip Pain
Leg legnth difference. Pain in both hips when laying down or sitting. Also back.Taking motrin. Hip bursitis? Couldn't sleep last night. Pain all day
Experiment: Yoga is a way to stretch. Keeping your "core" (tummy and back muscles) limber and strong can help reduce back pain. Experiment with the movements and positions. Choose those that work the "core." a little discomfort is okay. If a position is really uncomfortable (during or after), try something different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleeping & sitting: It depends on the timing after surgery. Also the type of surgical approach that was used. If you are at least 6 weeks out from surgery you should be able to sit or sleep in any position that you desire. If you are in the immediate post op period, that is less than 6 weeks, these positions would be determined by the surgical approach. You should talk with your surgeon to determine the approach. ...Read more
See a doctor: The first step with any problem is to get a diagnosis. Your doctor will be able to help you identify the source of the pain. Often "hip" pain is really a low back problem. Step 1 is to determine which is the source for you and then if necessary obtain x-ray to evaluate you for a fracture or to diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Intermittent right knee pain and swelling, severe stretched knee pain awakens me at night for past 3 days, pain increases with prolonged stretch/bend?
Pain in right hip area and ovary. 16yrs. Elevated pain when menstruating. Can't sleep on it. Certain sex positions ouch! excersise/stretching helps.
Orthopedic eval: I would visit an orthopedic doctor and consider doing so sooner rather than later. Taking pain meds to cover pain should come after knowing the cause of the problem. ...Read more
Go see ur FamilyDoc: Too many things can cause your symptoms for online docs to manage safely. So go see your FamilyDoc. Or go to ER or Urgent Care if symptoms get worse before you can see FamilyDoc. Bottom line, don't wait to see if you'll get better. The fact that you wrote in means that you need medical evaluation sooner than later. ...Read more
I may have sacrioliac ligament sprain. I waken from sleep with a strong dull ache in my left hip to knee. Sitting is painful. Also sciatica symptoms.
These: Go hand in hand. The Sciatica has resulted in weaker muscles in the buttock and leg resulting in stress at the sacroiliac joint ligaments. You need treatments that are tailored to treat both the sciatica and work on tightening the ligaments around the SI joint. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severe R elbow pain. Pain in R wrist. Pain is constant. Can no longer lift with arm. Pain scale steady 7. 10 when try to lift?
Hip pain increasing for weeks. Worse in the morning, sitting, standing, bending over. Leg aches. Taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Elavil. Sciatica? Bursitis?
Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!
Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back pain: The answer depends on the anatomical reason for your discomfort. Sciatica in your age group is usually a phenomenon which occurs secondary to a small disk herniation. More often than not, supportive treatment in the form of physical therapy and a short course or pain medication will work but you have to be patient :) In short, yes walking and even stretching are good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right leg pain while driving for months. Now intermittent heat whenever. Pain at joints, heat radiates. Ideas?
I am experiencing leg pain, pain shooting down the leg, knee pain, hip pain, lower leg pain, leg pain with exertion, difficulty walking, leg numbn... had lumbar fusion l4-5 with cushion replaced between disk?
See your doctor: Please see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
What could cause leg pain and back pain from sleeping or sitting in one position for a long time?
Gentle Stretching: Gentle poses that stretch the psoas and quadratus lumborum musculature can often be helpful in treating/preventing low back pain. Positions such as downward dog, cobra and "warrior 1" can help. However, it is best to use these positions as part of a broader yoga routine. I recommend taking a local yoga class to learn how to safely and gently utilize these forms. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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