Pain In Hip

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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What is the reason for pain in legs and hips?

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 »


Vikram S. Bharadwaj

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 »

I feel pain in my left hip that travels down the leg and resembles piriformis syndrome. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing some pain in my left buttock that travels down my leg and cause 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 leg...  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As 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 m...  Read Full »

I am a 37-year-old female with pain in my hip area. Are there any exercises that help to relieve my pain?

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 »


Sreenivasa Rao

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 »

I have pinching at the front of my hip when getting into a deep squat position. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Just to give you a bit of a background, I am a young male who is heavily involved in sports. Several months ago, I noticed my left (non-dominant side) hip internal rotation is very low or practically non-existent. I also noticed pinching at the front of my hip when getting into a deep ...  Read Full »


Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is not possible to come to any conclusion without a proof. You need to do an X-ray of the hip and pelvic joint. There might be anterior tilting of the pelvis because of which movement¬†of the hip joint is restricted during internal rotation. In that case, it will ge...  Read Full »

What could cause pain in the hip that radiates to the thigh?

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 »


Sreenivasa Rao

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 »

Why is there a feeling of dizziness after my neck was adjusted by a chiropractor?

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. Go...  Read Full »


Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned about your pain in the neck area and x-ray of the hip, which indicates pain in the neck and back both area, and this may be due to muscular imbalance. Some muscles like the back of the thigh may be tightened and not flexible, so that might give a...  Read Full »

My right hip pains while doing certain leg movement. How to reduce the pain?

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 ...  Read Full »


James F. Geiselman

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 »

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