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.

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?

Member Case Study: Pain in the Butt

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photoDifferentiating between piriformis, sciatica and hamstring injury

Member Case Study: Aerobars and Hip Pain

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photoIf stay in the aero position for an extended period of time, I experience discomfort in my right hip and the lateral aspect of my left knee since putting on aerobars.

Member Case Study: Osteoarthritis in Both Hips and My Triathlon Career

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photoAm I crazy to want to still pursue tri, or is it fair to assume that my body will tell me when enough is enough and enjoy it/use it until such time comes to pass?

Member Case Study: Burning Hips

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photoI have burning hips. They start to hurt about 20 miles into a bike ride and then they hurt as I try to sleep all night long. Stretching and massage don't seem to make much difference.

Member Case Study: Lingering Hip Pain

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photoNear the end of one of my long runs, I noticed my left hip aching. There was a slight pop with each step. The hip was sore for 2 days after the run.

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.

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.

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?

Iliopsoas Bursitis - Member Case Study

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photoIt is getting better, but I don't know if I should stop running completely until it is gone for good, or if some running is OK. I want it to heal as fast as possible.

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?

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.

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.

Member Case Study: Triathlon Training with Hip Replacement

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photoI decided that, after having a new hip put in 11 months ago, I needed a new lifestyle. Just wondering if there's anything that I should know about-especially for the running and biking.
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