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How long should you leave a tens unit on for low back pain and hip pain?

Hour. In general the manufacturers recommend an hour or less at a time. Most likely there is no danger with longer but i would follow those recommendations. Read more...

I have low back pain and left hip pain. I've had tests and gone to pt but no relief. I've even tried exercises, OTC meds, and warm and cool compresses. Ii even have a tens unit but still no relief. I am in severe pain when I walk, stand, sit and now lying

Specialist. You need to be assessed for degenerative disc disease, hip pathology, and maybe sacroiliac dysfunction. If you haven't done so, seek out a spine specialist. If you have, get additional opinions. Read more...
Try other approaches. It sounds like you have been doing everything right & it is frustrating that you still have so much pain. Seek more opinions from those who specialize in back pain- perhaps a physiatrist (doctor specializing in physical medicine), an osteopath who specializes in manipulation, try acupuncture & homeopathy, possibly prolozone, work on stress reduction. Please see my comment for links & details... Read more...
Disc/SI issues. You need to be seen by a specialist, and at least be evaluated for a possible need for surgery. The symptoms described can be due to degenerative disc pathology or a sacroiliac issue. It can also be due to hip issues. A thorough musculoskeletal exam is a must. Read more...

Diagnosed 4 year's ago with DDD& 2 Prolapse Disks. Some low back pain. But bad left hip pain for 4 years. In bed 3 days. With both sides what's the c?

StudyIssues yourself. Recommend: John E. Sarno, MD & physical therapist Robin A. McKensie. Though focusing on different, complementary approaches, they both have an excellent track record of helping people out of debilitating back & joint pains. Many docs only sell CT, MRI scans, injections & surgery for common variations in anatomy, as seen on images which often have little to do with pain; don't work & ?debility/pain. Read more...

Mid and lower back pain pops all the time and pight side hip pain hurts if I sit too long or walk a lot, what could be wrong? Going on months now.

Back Pain. Very common condition due to improper position and chronic strain. Will not go away immediately and slowly start stretching the back with yoga exercises- gentle stretch, avoid soft chair and bed, keep a good posture at all times, ice and get gentle massage when in pain. Firm beds are helpful to wake up pain free in the morning. Swimming is best exercise for back pain. Read more...

I'm experiencing hip pain and low back pain when walking or even just sitting. Slightly limping on occasion. Started out as just tiny pain & increased

See a physician. It would be best for evaluation of this to be evaluated by a physician who can test if you have associated weakness with the pain, and speak to you about the details of the onset, duration, and characterization of the pain. Read more...

I am experiencing hip pain, difficulty walking, limited hip movement and low back pain?

See a Doctor. Since you are 16 years old and these symptoms are serious concerns please seek medical treatment at your earliest convenience. Read more...

I am experiencing hip pain, low back pain, knee pain and pain shooting down the leg. The following also describe me: Back pain, Leg numbness, Leg. ..

It sound like. you may have a PINCHED NERVE in your SPINE between the Lumbar 4th and 5th Vertebrae. The knee/leg pain may be "referred pain" actually due to the nerve being injured as it "takes off" from your spinal cord to travel in between the 4th and 5th verterbra to your lnee and leg. A LUMBAR MRI will confirm or exclude this idea. Hope this is helpful Dr Z. Read more...
Multifactorial pain. Without exam/MRI difficult to label your pains. Low back, hip, leg pain and numbness clearly CAN be related to indicate disc problems in the low back with resultant discogenic and radicular pain. Ibuprofen/naproxen/acetaminophen can help some pain. For diagnosis/treatment, you need a lumbar spine MRI and formal evaluation to see if all problems tie together. Treatment possible. Good luck! Read more...

Hip pain from injury that won't go away after 5 weeks. Now causing low back pain, inner thigh pain by groin, and buttocks pain. What can I do?

Sacroiliac ligament. Sounds like you are having referred pain from sacroiliac (SI) dysfunction. Would be good to be evaluated for this by your family doctor. Best treatment is a small injection of anesthesia and steroid into the specific area of the SI ligament. Depending on injury, could also be a hop labral tear that can give same symptoms. You need to be evaluated in person. . Read more...