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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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Side of Hip Pain after Childbirth or Cycling

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. Patients trace their fingers up and down the side of their hip and complain of constant pain. In addition, they might have some have nervy” pain on the inside of their thigh or the “bone that they sit on.” The …

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Pain Through the Hip Joint when Standing on One Foot

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. People complain that it hurts through the hip when they stand on that foot. Some people describe it as feeling like the SI joint is unhinged. Others will complain that it makes it difficult to get out of the car …

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Pain in the Sacrum or Crest of the Hip When Sleeping on Side

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. These people reach back and put a fist in the center of their hips, just below the beltline and say. “It hurts right here.” They go through explanations of wanting to sleep on that side but wake with aching pain …

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Pain Along Side of Thigh, Sometimes to Front of Ankle

These people complain of Pain along the side of the thigh, often down to the knee. I’ll ask if it extends down to the ankle and they usually say that it does. When I ask if it refers to the behind the ankle or in front, they say that it goes in front of the …

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Pain Down the IT Band Extending Behind the Ankle

Want to skip ahead?Here’s a link to my post about getting relief on your own. The people complain of pain down the side of the thigh. When questioned, they will often say that it extends down the calf. Understanding where the pain goes is essential. People with this gluteus minimus problem are clear that it …

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