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Is it possible that hip bursitis causes, or is connected to, sciatica?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Posssibly

There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain.
Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause.

In brief: Posssibly

There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain.
Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Luis Taylor
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: The two are

distinct disorders.
Sciatica is caused by a pinchedspinal nerve. Hip bursitis is inflammation of the tissue surrounding the hip joint. The treatment is different for each.

In brief: The two are

distinct disorders.
Sciatica is caused by a pinchedspinal nerve. Hip bursitis is inflammation of the tissue surrounding the hip joint. The treatment is different for each.
Dr. Luis Taylor
Dr. Luis Taylor
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