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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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 »
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 »