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What Type Of Doctor Treats Hip Pain
Musculoskeletal M.D: Any physician that is trained in musculoskeletal medicine. This can include an orthopedist or a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or a rheumatologist. Specifiaclly one that is trained in musculosksletal medicine and if possible fellowship trained. ...Read more
Orthopedic surgeon: I assume you have already seen your pcp. If not start there, otherwise an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
If it persists: If it persists or worsens over time, it's time to visit your doctor. ...Read more
Not enough info: Has the cause of the pain been determined? The cause dictates the treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Many causes of hip pain are easy to diagnosed with a torough physical exam. Anytime you have severe pain and not sure of the cause, visit a doctor. If you had a trauma or think is a sport injury, see an orthopedist or sport medicine physician. If not then seek help with your primary doctor. ...Read more
If better, optional: If getting worse, then yesGet a more detailed answer ›
I had keyhole hernia op 10 days ago, I have hip pain when stood up, burning feeling sometimes. Should I leave it or go back to doctors.
Yes: Yes call and go see your surgeon. ...Read more
I have a spur right hip lots of popping grinding could it cause upper upper hip pain, my family doc didn't think it should?
I am having hip pain and also I feel like my leg power is decreasing or loosing. Which doctor should I consult and what is the reason for this?
Orthopedist: The symptoms, if real, can be musculoskeletal or neurologic. Vascular causes unlikely in a 40 year old. Start with an orthopedist. ...Read more
Rare: Infection in a non-replaced joint is extremely rare in adults. It is not indicated. ...Read more
I been going to the doctor I have right hip pain for a long time and it feels like it is rubbing bone to bone?
What's the difference between a MRI and hip arthrogram? I had an MRI scan done on my hip and it didn't find anything. But I still have severe hip pain. The doctor has ordered a hip arthrogram. What's the difference?
I have some hip pain because of car wreck My doctor gave me an anti-inflammatory and a muscle relaxer. Is it okay to take at same time?
Take each medicine as directed
Make sure you are well hydrated and eat ...Read more
What could a cause of my chronic hip pain be? Doctors have determined its not from my tendons, muscle, or bones from an MRI they took.
SIJ: 30 yo male has chronic "hip" pain undiagnosed by MRI. Common cause is sacroiliac joint (SIJ) subluxation disorder, which is a joint hypermobility disorder absent inflammation & undetected by all imaging studies, including SPECT scans. Diagnosis is made by a fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block & evaluation by an Osteopath. SIJ disorder is epidemic amongst young male extreme sport enthusiasts. ...Read more
Hip pain swelling and the inability to put weight on my leg. The doctor didn't do an xray. He claimed arthiritis should he have done n xray?
My 4 year old has complained of hip pain for over a year. Her pediatrician dismisses it. Should we see a pediatric orthopaedic doctor instead?
Talk to pediatrician: I would go back to the pediatrician and in a nice way try to explain that this is very concerning to you and would like to get an orthopedic opinion for piece of mind. Multiple visits for this problem at the pediatrician's office will surely make the pediatrician think this does need a referral ...Read more
I have been diagnosis with Lyme disease but my doctor thinks my hip pain is unrelated because my sed rate is zero and CRP is also low. Does this make sense?
My knees and hips hurt while and after I run or walk. My doctor says I may have osgood-schlatter, but that doesn't explain the hip pain. What's wrong?
Tight IT band?:
If your pain is lateral, the most likely culprit is the iliotibial band. Go to http://triathlon. Competitor. Com/2013/04/training/it-band-pain-stretches-treatment-and-prevention_74117
this website will off you guidance for diagnosis and treatment. Stretch stretch stretch. If it doesn't get better, see an orthopaedist. ...Read more
Went to a couple doctors for chronic hip pain. X Rays/mri were clear. Pain for 5 years. Born w/ hips turned in and pigeon toed. Could be FAI impingement?
JHS: ? 18 yo concerned why she has chronic hip pain, pigeon toe & MRI negative; also has IBS. Concern for sacroiliac SIJ disorder from Joint Hypermobitity Syndrome (JHS). Osteopath should be consulted & fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block of SIJ done. SIJ disorder with counternutation of ipsilateral hemi-pelvis evokes medial femoral rotation & ipsilateral foot inversion. IBS is associated with JHS. ...Read more
Can very mild disc degeneration cause lower back and hip pain? MRI showed very mild disc degeneration and doctor said it was causing pain. However, physical therapist said it was normal and so mild it wouldn't cause pain.
Physical therapists-: -R not MD's. B sure U R Cing a fellowship trained spine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
My 11-year-old son is having hip pain and trouble with walking and lifting his left leg. We saw a doctor and gotx-rays. It was reported he has bilateral capital femoral epiphysis. What should I do?
This is due to weakness of the growth plate. Most often, it develops during periods of accelerated growth, shortly after the onset of puberty.
The goal of treatment, which requires surgery, is to prevent any additional slipping of the femoral head until the growth plate closes. If the head is allowed to slip farther, hip motion could be limited. Premature osteoarthritis could develop. ...Read more
Hip pain inner tight pain or 3 months not severe driving me crazy can't sleep doctor says anxiety but its not MRI spine clear what can it be?
Groin pain = hip: This location could be that hip joint itself. Would suggest that that be examined and imaged. ...Read more
Heavy pain left calf and shin. Doc gave me steroid shot left hip. Pain subsided. Now pain in left heal/bottom of foot. What can cause this?
The shot... maybe:
If, in the process of injecting your hip, the tip of the needle touched the sciatic nerve, that would explain referred pain in your heel and foot. If this is the case, it should resolve over time. I would certainly report this new finding to the doctor who gave you the shot.
Hope this helps. Feel better! ...Read more
Should I go to the chiropractor for my hip pain? I'm a 37 year old woman, I fell on the ice a 1 1\2 ago and ever since I have had right hip pain only when I sleep and sometime when I'm sitting at my desk. I went to an orthopedic doctor and had x-rays and
Hello.: Hello. Ssorry to hear about your hip pain. Glad to hear you are trying healthy options like yoga and stretching. Osteopaths also do manipulation. Not all insurance plans cover chiropractics but should cover treatment from an osteopath (check your policy) you could also consider medical acupuncture. Acupuncture has been practices for thousands of years I china. Very thin (much more narrow that needles that are used for blood or to give shots) are used with electricity (or without electrical stimulation). This is used to move stagnant blood, lymph, energy and qi. Often when there is recurrent pain, your nerves have developed a certain pattern of functioning. The acupuncture can change those patterns and return to a healthy state. It is quite remarkable. ...Read more
I got hip pain, MRI showed I have lots of liquid in my hip joint. My doc ask me to eat cefixime 200, and now my foot sole feel cold. Wht happen?
Fluid in joint:
Could mean some kind of injury, a sterile inflammatory response or... An infection!
especially with fevers and chills and severe pain upon motion/walking, you may need a hip aspiration of the fluid to rule-out an infection, as that can be a significant problem... Speak with your doctor! ...Read more
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