Pain in the hip can result from problems of the hip joint or structures surrounding the hip. The common causes include bursitis, tendinopathy, osteoarthritis, strenuous exercise, muscle pull, muscle strain, muscle sprain, obesity, and injury.
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Query: Hello doctor, Is feeling disorganized, dizzy, and fatigue normal after a neck adjustment? Additionally, I have a mild headache in the back of the head, and occasional tingling in the arms and the legs are normal. I have done x-ray hip, and my right side hip is slightly higher than the left side. Got... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned your pain in the neck area and an x-ray of the hip, which indicates pain in the neck and back in both areas and this may be due to muscular imbalance. Some muscles like the back of the thigh may be tightened and not flexible, which might give a mal... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing some pain in my left buttock that travels down my leg and causes a feeling of numbness and tingling in my left leg. I do not experience any pain in my lower back. It is only that after prolonged sitting, I start feeling pain in my left hip that travels down the left l... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The doctor you consulted is right. These symptoms can be caused due to a slipped disc. To confirm this and we may need to take up an MRI of the lumbar spine. Also, the piriformis syndrome symptoms are similar, but they are not radiating in symptoms as piriformis musc... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have been having strong aches in my legs and hips for some time now (probably a few years, on and off) not just when exercising but also when standing. Sometimes, this becomes so painful that I cannot stand. The pain feels like a constant ache in the inner of my legs. When this pain ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This might be growing pains which all kids have until 18 to 20 years as bones unite by 20 years. Also, we are up and about every day on our legs so the pain might increase. You can keep your legs in a tub of warm water for 2 to 3 minutes for two sessions per day. This m... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. My right hip pains when moving the leg in specific positions (best explained in a few photos). Need help in identifying what muscle or tendons are affected so I can move forward with a correct stretching. I suspect a few problems but need an expert opinion. I d... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on my clinical experience and the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you are more than likely dealing with hypertonic muscles. Based on my views the top three muscles would be the TFL (tensor fasciae latae), glute medius, and piriformis.... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. I am having pain in my hip area. I have a sharp pain on twisting and bending. It hurts at the front of my hip, especially on the back extension of my right leg. The pain extends all around my hip to my lower back above my hip joint. When I bend forward, my lowe... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I read your concern. In my opinion, you might have some postural dysfunction related to neural stiffness.Follow better ergonomic postures when you have to sit for a long time. I would recommend you to,1. Do a lot of stretches for your gluteus and hip flexors.2. Cobra stretc... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 22-year-old female. My hip and leg have been in pain for about the last three months. The pain radiates from my hip to my thigh and is worse at night time when I lie on this side. It feels like I am all bruised around that area, but there is no bruise there. When I put pressure on i... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In my opinion, you have a kind of inflammation of the fluid-filled sac on the outer aspect of the hip, which on lying gets compressed and giving you that pain. And I am not sure if you had earlier episodes of back pain or any other back-related issue. As if there is ... Read Full »