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What's the optimal non-narcotic or narcotic pain relief for chronic hip and leg pain?

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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pain killers

The best pain killer for the hip and leg pain is the one that relieves your pain.
It can be over the counter medication like Ibuprofen or tylenol, (acetaminophen) or prescription medication like nsaids, muscle relaxants, narcotics ...

In brief: Pain killers

The best pain killer for the hip and leg pain is the one that relieves your pain.
It can be over the counter medication like Ibuprofen or tylenol, (acetaminophen) or prescription medication like nsaids, muscle relaxants, narcotics ...
Dr. Brian Le
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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology

In brief: That depends

On the etiology of the pain.
Chronic hip pain suggests involvement of bone, muscle or joint. Leg pain may involve bone, joint, muscle, blood vessel, referred or neurologic pain. Nsaids (ibuprofen) may work well in cases of bone & joint pain. Bottom line, though: know exactly what you're dealing with and work out rx options with a care provider.

In brief: That depends

On the etiology of the pain.
Chronic hip pain suggests involvement of bone, muscle or joint. Leg pain may involve bone, joint, muscle, blood vessel, referred or neurologic pain. Nsaids (ibuprofen) may work well in cases of bone & joint pain. Bottom line, though: know exactly what you're dealing with and work out rx options with a care provider.
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