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What to do if I have back trouble - pain in lower left side an tight hips?

What to do if I have back trouble - pain in lower left side an tight hips?

Depnds.: without an exam, I can only give general information. here are some causes in a webpage JUST for YOU http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/diseases/back%20pain.html Mostly, rest followed by physical therapy. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I have back pain in the lower left side and tight hips - what's going on?

I have back pain in the lower left side and tight hips - what's going on?

See below: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. Usually acute back or hip pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician. ...Read more

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While rehabbing my left knee (pfps), my hip has began to get really tight and painful.PT advised figure 4 stretch and hot showers.Ice=worse what to do?

While rehabbing my left knee (pfps), my hip has began to get really tight and painful.PT advised figure 4 stretch and hot showers.Ice=worse what to do?

Hip: If joint is tight in front: Try lunges-very slowly and/or hip extension-lie prone, put a pillow under the knee. If on the side: stretch TFLstand,cross your legs &push the hip sideways, In back: Reach for your toes. If the figure 4 hurts - x-ray the hip. In the groin: lie supine on a bed or couch, spread the leg and hang it over the edge. Feel the stretch. The hip is felt in front by the groin. ...Read more

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I am 45 male...I have of developed certain conditions like numbness in my hip tightness in calves and weakness in left leg. wobbly at times?

I am 45  male...I have of  developed certain conditions like numbness in my hip tightness in calves and weakness in left leg. wobbly at times?

See your physician: The many possibilities include meralgia paresthetica, vitamin deficiency, drugs, medications, infection, diabetes, anxiety, Guillain-Barré syndrome, herniated disc, tremor, spinal cord injury, cardiovascular disease, etc. See your physician for a full evaluation -- sooner if the symptoms worsen. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/leginjuriesanddisorders.html ...Read more

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I had MRI that said subchrondral low signal noted in left femoral head consistent with avascular neurosis and maybe on tight hip. what does that mean ?

I had MRI that said subchrondral low signal noted in left femoral head consistent with avascular neurosis and maybe on tight hip. what does that mean ?

Femoral head AVN: The earliest findings of avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head are not seen on conventional x-rays but are seen on an MRI of the hip. Increased signal within the femoral head on the MRI may be indicative of early avascular necrosis. As long as there is no loss of sphericity of the femoral head this is likely an earlier finding that may be responsive to less invasive surgical treatment. ...Read more

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Constant pinch nerve and numbness starting from buttocks to hips and ending in left leg. Nerves feel pulled and tight. Leg moves inward when walking?

Constant pinch nerve and numbness starting from buttocks to hips and ending in left leg. Nerves feel pulled and tight. Leg moves inward when walking?

Sciatica: This sound like a disc is pinching a nerve in the spine. If there is any weakness or bowel/bladder changes, I would see your doctor for imaging of the lumbar spine ...Read more