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?

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?

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

Clicking and Popping Hips and Pain

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photoSnapping hip syndrome is a condition described by a snapping sensation felt when the hip is flexed and extended. It is often also treated with anti-inflammatory medications and physical therapy.

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?

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.

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.
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