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Pain front top of thighs arising from sitting position & can hardly spread legs. Scan shows my arthritis not that bad-can it be anything else?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Thigh pain

It could be a vertebral disk problem. If there is weakness or rupture of the disks between the first 3 vertebra this can refer pain to the anterior thighs bilaterally, and will be worse on changing posture and position.
Your doctor can do a "femoral nerve stretch test" (lie on your stomach and have some one elevate each leg separately to see if it causes the pain. Or an MRI of the spine may help.

In brief: Thigh pain

It could be a vertebral disk problem. If there is weakness or rupture of the disks between the first 3 vertebra this can refer pain to the anterior thighs bilaterally, and will be worse on changing posture and position.
Your doctor can do a "femoral nerve stretch test" (lie on your stomach and have some one elevate each leg separately to see if it causes the pain. Or an MRI of the spine may help.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Hip pain withstifnes

Thiscusually hip arthritis xrays dont ever corelate to amount of pain marcain imjection in hip joint will confirm diagnosis MRI of hip more sensitive find occult rapidly progressive hip oa.

In brief: Hip pain withstifnes

Thiscusually hip arthritis xrays dont ever corelate to amount of pain marcain imjection in hip joint will confirm diagnosis MRI of hip more sensitive find occult rapidly progressive hip oa.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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