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Hip pain with front thigh ache?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See below

There are several causes of low back pain and thigh pain.
Problems with the hip joint can often cause back/buttock pain that radiates to the groin and thigh. Irriation to the lumbar nerve roots in the lower back can also cause leg pain. Thigh pain is often seen with irritation to the l2, l3, and/or occasionally L4 nerve roots.

In brief: See below

There are several causes of low back pain and thigh pain.
Problems with the hip joint can often cause back/buttock pain that radiates to the groin and thigh. Irriation to the lumbar nerve roots in the lower back can also cause leg pain. Thigh pain is often seen with irritation to the l2, l3, and/or occasionally L4 nerve roots.
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Scott m Smith
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Arthritis or bursiti

Hip arthritis causes anterior hip and thigh pain.
Is often accompanied by loss of motion, hard to bend or put on shoes and socks. Bursitis causes lateral hip pain. Cannot lie on your side, hurts on the side of your hip to bend. Treatment for bursitis is cortisone injection, very effective. Treatment for arthritis, rest, arthritis meds, pt, sometimes surgery.

In brief: Arthritis or bursiti

Hip arthritis causes anterior hip and thigh pain.
Is often accompanied by loss of motion, hard to bend or put on shoes and socks. Bursitis causes lateral hip pain. Cannot lie on your side, hurts on the side of your hip to bend. Treatment for bursitis is cortisone injection, very effective. Treatment for arthritis, rest, arthritis meds, pt, sometimes surgery.
Dr. Scott m Smith
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Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management
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In brief: Many possibilities

This could be intrinsic hip pathology such as osteoarthritis or it could be referred pain from something like lumbar facet joint arthritis.
Best to start with your primary care doctor and if he or she can't figure it out ask them top refer you to an interventional pain management doctor.

In brief: Many possibilities

This could be intrinsic hip pathology such as osteoarthritis or it could be referred pain from something like lumbar facet joint arthritis.
Best to start with your primary care doctor and if he or she can't figure it out ask them top refer you to an interventional pain management doctor.
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
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