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Doctor can evaluate: The pelvis is a big, strong bone... Actually several bones fused together, such as the hip bones, the sacrum (bottom of the spine), and the pubic bone. It can be tilted if one leg is longer than the other, or if one or both hip joints are abnormal (so that one leg attaches to the pelvis a little higher or lower than where the other leg attaches). An orthopedic or physical medicine doctor can help. ...Read more
Depends on what you : Mean by "twisted.". If it means that the pelvis is uneven or higher on one side compared to the other it may be a reflection of your leg lengths not being fully equalized by the hip implants themselves or that if you had diseased hips for a long time prior to the surgeries you may have developed some hip muscle flexion contractures or both. You should speak to your surgeon. ...Read more
Follow Ur surg advis: Some pelvic fractures r simple and need no special care they range fron that 2 complex fx's that need surgery with a long rehab. The best advise is to ask ur treating ortho surg & follow hie/her advice. ...Read more
Does "no significant free fluid in pelvis" on u/s mean that there is none? Or does everyone have a little bit or this is totally normal?
Pelvic US: There should be no free fluid in the pelvis and it does mean there is none. And no, it is best to have a result showing no free fluid. ...Read more
See Specialist: Consider imaging studies for your spine if you believe your pain is sciatica or sacra-iliac in origin. Pelvic congestion syndrome can mimic sciatica occasionally but it is typically a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning everything else has been ruled out first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer