Trochanteric Bursitis - What is it?

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photoDo you find your hip hurting after running or after running a long race? This article provides diagnosis and treatment for greater trochanteric pain syndrome.

Common Causes of Hip and Pelvic Pain in Runners

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photoHip or pelvic pain is a common complaint for runners and can range from severe problems, such as stress fractures or arthritis, to mild problems, such as muscle strains or bursitis.

Hip Flexor Pain

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photoI am experiencing hip flexor pain. I hurt it two weeks ago during a race and it's bothered me ever since. Do you have suggestions on how to prevent problems or how to cure it?

Member Case Study: Gluteus Medius and ITB Syndrome

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photoHow can gluteus medius weakness/problems be involved in iliotibial band syndrome? What specific exercises should be used in building gluteus medius strength in post-ITB syndrome treatment?

Chronic Hip Flexor Pain

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photoI had the physical therapist at my old college give me a rehabilitation plan. I just can't get the chronic tightness and pain to go away.

Recurring Hip Flexor Pain

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photoI have had hip flexor pain on and off the last two years. This morning I really aggravated it. I've been stretching to get it to go down, but I'm just worried that it's going to get worse again.

Hip Joint Pain

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photoDeep in the right hip joint, there's dull pain. It only hurts when I stretch or try to cross my right leg. Sometimes on long runs, it will begin to throb. What can I do to rid the pain in the hip?

Member Case Study: Running after Hip Replacement

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photoHow can I separate out muscle strain from getting stronger, from pain referred from the joint replacement. Can I run instead of just swimming and biking?

Femoral Neck Stress Fracture

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photoFemoral neck stress fractures most commonly happen to runners and soccer players who overuse their hip or suddenly increase their training intensity. The injury occurs due to repetitive stress.

What To Do If You Have a Leg Length Discrepancy

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photoMy left leg is significantly shorter than my right by 7mm. For the bike I got an extra shim in my cleat, so I'm wondering if orthotics would be called for in my running shoes?

Member Case Study: Pain in the Butt

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photoDifferentiating between piriformis, sciatica and hamstring injury

Member Case Study: Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

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photoIs surgery really the only option? What percentage of active patients have positive outcomes? Negative outcomes? How soon can I start training after surgery? What can I do?

Member Case Study: Hip Pain

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photoThe common conditions seen would be: a femoral neck stress fracture, a hip flexor tendonitis, or a hip joint cartilage problem such as a labral tear or arthritis of the hip joint.

Hip Pain in Runners

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photoThe focus of this article is on hip labral tears in runners. There are many causes and contributing factors to the development of a hip labral tear and treatment options are limited.

Lingering Hip Pain

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photoI challenged myself to jog a mile...and I managed to conformably complete a two mile jog. However, the next day, I had a horrible tightness, pull type pain in my left hip area.
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