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Doctor insights on: Snapping Hip Syndrome Related To Swimming

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Please tell me what to do for snapping hip syndrome?

Please tell me what to do for snapping hip syndrome?

Snapping Hip: This condition is usually curable with appropriate treatment, or sometimes it heals spontaneously. If it is painless, there is little cause for concern. Correcting any contributing biomechanical abnormalities and stretching tightened muscles, such as the iliopsoas muscle or iliotibial band, is the goal of treatment to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: snapping hip syndrome?

See below: The ability through active or passive motion of the hip to elicit s "snapping" or "popping" sensation. This is often caused be a tendon problem around the proximal femur from multiple potential causes. The ileo-Psoas tendon is one common culprit. Initial treatment usually involve physical therapy in an attempt to stretch the involved tendon. ...Read more

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What is the cure for snapping hip syndrome?

Varies: The hope would be that it would respond to something non operative, the most common of which is physical therapy. If not, a very small percentage of patients require surgery for the "cure." ...Read more

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Can snapping hip syndrome be caused by delivering a baby naturally?

Can snapping hip syndrome be caused by delivering a baby naturally?

Variety of causes: Snapping hip syndrome (whether internal or external) can be seen for a variety of reasons and underlying causes. Most patients referred to me w/ this dx. Are women and many have had children. Others are younger (usually in their teens) when the dx. Is made. A thorough history and exam (occ. Augmented w/ a good quality mri)will yield the specific type and tx. Can then ensue. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I have snapping hip syndrome in my right hip and have had wondering do you think a hip support would benefit me?

What to do if I have snapping hip syndrome in my right hip and have had wondering do you think a hip support would benefit me?

Snapping Hip: This condition is usually curable with appropriate treatment, or sometimes it heals spontaneously. If it is painless, there is little cause for concern. Correcting any contributing biomechanical abnormalities and stretching tightened muscles, such as the iliopsoas muscle or iliotibial band, is the goal of treatment to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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What happens if I run with snapping hip syndrome?

What happens if I run with snapping hip syndrome?

May have pain: Snapping hip can be of internal or external variety. Different structures are snapping in the two forms. It is not always painful, however if running increases the frequency of snapping in theory the snapping tendon could become more inflammed and painful over time. The initial treatment is usually therapy sometimes coupled with injections. ...Read more

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What's external snapping-hip syndrome?

Iliotibial band @hip: External snapping hip most commonly involves the often tight iliotibial band that extends from its origin off your pelvis down the outside of your thigh across the knee to insert on your tibia just below the joint line. When it becomes excessively tight, it can snap across the prominence of your hip (greater trochanter. ...Read more

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Is weight trainning safe to do for someone with snapping hip syndrome?

Is weight trainning safe to do for someone with snapping hip syndrome?

Yes: Snapping hip can have different diagnoses associated with this terminology. It usually involves a snapping psoas tendon. If you aren't having pain while doing the weight conditioning you are ok. If you repeatedly "snap" the tendon or hip it may lead to groin pain from repetitive irritation of the capsule or tendon. I'd let pain be your guide. Avoid the position or exercise if it hurts. ...Read more

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I have extreme external snapping hip syndrome and need help. What should I do?

I have extreme external snapping hip syndrome and need help. What should I do?

Consult Orthopedics: Snapping hip syndrome or coxa saltans can have have several causes. External causes are typically snapping of the itb (ilio-tibial band) over the greater trochanter (the outer part of the hip). Would recommend consult with an orthopaedic surgeon and probably a referral to physical therapy for treatment. ...Read more

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Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Is snapping during internal abduction and external extension a sign of iliopsoas snapping hip syndrome?

Unlikely: Could be a hip joint problem involving the labrum in side the actual joint. Injury or strain to the hip can cause that type of problem. May need and mri. ...Read more

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I have fai, torn labrum, and snapping hip syndrome in my left hip. Symptoms starting in right hip. Do I put off surgery in left hip or do it sooner?

Hip Surgery: Surgery is elective and is dependent on your symptoms and how it effects your function and quality of life. If the pain is worsened with minimal activity it may be time to have the surgery, rather than wait. ...Read more

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What can be done when you develop snapping hip syndrome? From car accident? 5ft 20yr F HTN DM 212lbs lost 6lbs already exercising and healthy diet

Stretch: And effective way to manage this condition, is to do things that stretch the hip muscles. In particular IT band stretches should be considered. Manual therapy to stretch the tight tissue also can work. ...Read more

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I suffer from a very painful internal snapping hip and cannot make any movement without pain. Any suggestion on good postures or reduce pain?

I suffer from a very painful internal snapping hip and cannot make any movement without pain. Any suggestion on good postures or reduce pain?

Sacroiliac joint: A female teenager with a chronically pained hip region and a "snapping" sound emanating from that region needs to be checked for pelvic joint (sacroiliac joint) subluxation. The lumbar spine does not snap, but the sacroiliac joint does. See an osteopath for a diagnosis. Check the brighton criteria to see if you have benign joint hypermobility syndrome. ...Read more

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I'm getting pain in my hip. Started off with just a snapping hip but has gotten worse. I can't stand for more than 2hrs without pain. What could it be?

I'm getting pain in my hip. Started off with just a snapping hip but has gotten worse. I can't stand for more than 2hrs without pain. What could it be?

Could be many things: However, given u age and if have not experience any pain before most likely muscle spasm. If it is not getting better see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Could u tell me about my surgical options, risks and rate of recovery of psoas tendon release for snapping hip. Its been 1.5 yrs. I'm 17 yrs old.

I do not know: Perhaps a surgeon can weigh in here as well. If you have a psoas problem I would suggest seeing a chiropractor and a neuromuscular massage therapist. You may be able to get release/relief non surgically. ...Read more

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I got an steroid shot at 8 locations of my ilipsoas for snapping hip 2 weeks ago. 45% better but a coin sized palpable swell in groin. Normal?

I got an steroid shot at 8 locations of my ilipsoas for snapping hip 2 weeks ago. 45% better but a coin sized palpable swell in groin. Normal?

No! Not normal, but: Swelling could be from bleeding which can occur from even a single needle pass.
Use some hot compresses and some pain meds and in about 1-2 weeks it'll disappear.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Anteversed hip till 8 yr corrected using braces for legs but not hip. Now I have snapping hip 2 yr wid pain. I cant sit cross legged even now. 17yrs F?

Anteversed hip till 8 yr corrected using braces for legs but not hip. Now I have snapping hip 2 yr wid pain. I cant sit cross legged even now. 17yrs F?

See an orthopedist: If you are continuing to have pain and problems, you should see your orthopedist. They know your history and can do an exam that will best indicate the next step in your care. I'd consider that physical therapy may be of benefit. ...Read more

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Does swimming build up muscles for someone with bad hip?

Yes: Swimming is one of the best all around exercises for strengthening. There is no evidence that swimming damages the hip. ...Read more

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My son 4 years old... a few days ago complained of pain in his left hip then we didn't take it serious... Today he went swimming & spent complete day at pool... after getting shower he started severe pain.?

4 years old: With accelerating hip pain needs to be seen urgently by a physician in a setting where X-rays and blood work can be done. Differential diagnoses under consideration include transient synovitis, inflammatory arthropathy, or septic hip or related infections. Legg-calve-perthes disease another possibility. The risk of infection causing the pain is the reason for urgency. ...Read more

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My right hip hurts. Comes and goes but can be quite painful. Haven't been exercising enough but when I do it's spinning, walking, swimming, kayaking.

Hip pain: Activity related pain can be from many causes. Specific to the hip, an x-ray would look for degenerative arthritis or other joint abnormalities (avascular necrosis, slipped capital epiphysis, etc). An MRI would look for soft tissue problems such as labral tear or OCD (osteochondral defect). Could be muscle-tendon overuse, hip bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome. A physical exam will be very helpful ...Read more

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Does swimming broaden hips?

Not likely: If anything it will tone them up and they will appear slimmer and stronger. Also can give your legs a slimmer appearance. The proof is in the fit of your clothes. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have degenertivie disc changes in my neck. Pain in shoulder, hips, sometimes lower back. What cardio can I do? Will Swimming Help the degenertive?

I have degenertivie disc changes in my neck. Pain in shoulder, hips, sometimes lower back. What cardio can I do? Will Swimming Help the degenertive?

Evaluation update: The important issues with these changes that I've been described is to see if they are actually related to your symptoms. You need a full evaluation to see if these symptoms are related. I suspect that there are no limitations on your cardio, except to be sure that what activities you do will not worsen the symptoms and may actually benefit them ...Read more

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If a man has big hips mean that he has klinefelter syndrome (xxy)?

If a man has big hips mean that he has klinefelter syndrome (xxy)?

No: Body build depends on a great many factors. If XXY tends to produce taller stature and wider hips, that proves nothing about any individual. I don't think anyone will ask Mr. Jackman (photo) whether he has Klinefelter's. ...Read more

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Is swimming good if you suffer from chronic posterior compartment syndrome?

Is swimming good if you suffer from chronic posterior compartment syndrome?

Yes as tolerated: If you can tolerate swimming, it is very good to built the damaged muscle, nerve from acute compartment syndrome (chronic is really a residual effect) speak to your treating doctor. ...Read more

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Is it true that someone with hip retroversion cannot get piriformis syndrome on that side?

Less likely: With retroversion of the upper aspect of the femur the piriformis is relaxed during routine ambulation and therefore there is less chance for irritation that would result in symptoms consistent with piriformis syndrome. ...Read more