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Pain in the Achilles Tendon

Achilles Pain People primarily complain of pain along the Achilles tendon. The pain seems to travel from the Achilles through the heel to the arch. It is distressing, especially for active people. Athletes with a more stable foot position in their activity, like cycling, often refer to this Achilles referral as “tightness.” Often, Calf and …

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Pain Alongside of Thigh when Walking or Sleeping

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Strip of Pain Along Most of the Thigh People trace alongside the length of their thigh and complain of pain while walking or sleeping. This pain often creates instability in the knee while climbing steps. The pain with instability makes …

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Buttock Pain with Tightness into the Back

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People touch the fullness of the hip, right in the middle of their buttock, and say, I get pain here.” Often, they have tightness extending toward their low/mid-back. The back pain is usually not part of their initial complaint. However, …

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Hip Pain with Tingling Bottom of Foot

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain of nagging or achy pain on the edge of their sacrum. When this is more intense it extends over the hip and down the leg. Even then, the focus of pain is usually at the edge of the …

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Self-Care – Hip Rotators

Here, you will find strategies for relief from trigger point pain of the lateral hip rotators. For more information about how people describe this pattern, look at this other post. Move This condition is often aggravated by prolonged immobilization, especially when seated and particularly when driving. So, take breaks—lots of them. Also, sitting on your …

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Tailbone or Lower Hip Pain When Seated

People complain of tailbone pain when sitting for long periods. Usually, it bothers them after a long drive in the car or sitting in a theater for long periods. Often, they have gotten a special pillow that prevents pressing on the tailbone, but it doesn’t help. People may also complain of pain around the bone …

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