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Weak Left Hip
Chiropractor found significant weakness(and pain) in left hip compared to right. Adjustments haven't seemed to help yet. What could cause this?
Left outer thigh & left outer upper arm muscles hurt & feel like they've lost definition/weak literally overnight. Pain spreading up hip?
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
Severe pain, weakness, stiffness in my left hip/back, negative x-rays. I get stuck when walking, sometimes fall. App. 1/2 with ortho, should I go sooner?
Yes: You can have a herniated disc with normal plain x-rays. Get seen and dont suffer. ...Read more
MRIreadsC3-4 disc herniation stenosis with ap of 0.7cm? indention on spinal cord. Could this cause left leg weakness from the hips down
Potentially: If spinal cord becomes severe enough, it can start to affect the legs, although there are other potential causes. Either way, I would be seen in follow up immediately. ...Read more
Numbness, tingling from left leg and down. Knee feels weak hyperextended last year. Jammed my hip last year. Still have full muscle control, lost feeln?
Neuropathy: You could have a piriformis syndrome, or a partial sciatic nerve mononeuropathy, where the sciatic nerve is not properly carrying the sensation signaling of the leg. I suggest that you check with your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment as many conditions can present with similar symptoms. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more
What would cause a loss of range of motion in a hip? I am unable to abduct left hip. Upper leg muscles feel weak, leg feels "stuck" when i abduct.
Any groin pain?: Any pain or limping with weight bearing/walking? Morning stiffness? If so consider hip joint problem. Consider labrum too. If groin muscles are sore perhaps a muscle strain. Bursitis of the lateral hip or gluteus medius/minimus muscle problem perhaps but you would have soreness of the lateral hip. Nerve issue can also cause weakness - look for numbness or tingling in other parts of the leg. ...Read more
I have bone weakness/pain in left leg when resting for long periods and get up to walk. Pain felt from hip to upper thigh. What could it be?
Sciatica: 30's female with pain pattern of pain in hip radiating to upper thigh and incited by going from sitting to standing. The cause can be varied including lumbar spine neural impingement, pyriformis syndrome and sacroiliac joint disorder. See an Osteopath for a hands-on evaluation. The hip Joint and bursitis are other possibilities. ...Read more
Ailf w/ left hip graft 7/30/13, pt for post op thigh weakness but knee still buckling, ncs shows femoral neuropathy. Will this resolve on it's own?
19yo F: Chiro believes left hip pain & weakness from bursitis(horse rider w/ many falls). Ibuprofen & ice=no help. Best form of treatment? How to DX?
Followup: If it does not get better, consider seeing a medical doctor in followup. Hip bursitis can cause pain but usually not weakness. A sciatica can cause similar symptoms as well. A detailed exam and possibly an MRI will confirm the correct diagnosis and let you know the best treatment options. ...Read more