Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
135 Doctors are Online

Does the hallux valgus cause hip bursitis? How long it takes for bursitis to subside?

I have had ongoing inflammation in the big toe joint, and was told it was hallux vulgas by a physio. Taping did help somewhat but accupuncture has got it 85% better. I am a exerciser who walks, box kicks and jogs in my week. Now I have presented with tight glutes,hip pain and lower back. All symptoms leading to bursitis in the hips. Accupuncture in the hips is helping and easing off high impact also. I am doing stretches daily. So, my questions Did the hallux vulgas cause the hips etc to not be happy? How long for bursitis to subside and am I doing recovery properly? What should I do to ease pain, and improve the situation?
Asked On : Wed, 18 Dec 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  39
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Hi from the complaints you had described I would like give most probable reasond for the pain around the hip and also your great toe.

1. Firstly hallux valgus does not cause hip bursitis.
2. I would first like you to rule out cause for inflammation around the big toe as some time it could caused by raised serum uric acid (i.e Gout). I would suggest you to get your blood uric acid levels checked.
3. Some times in patients with raised uric acid you may get bursitis like symptoms around the hip joints.
4. If the condition of raised uric acid in your blood is ruled out it could be simple muscle pull or catch around the hip joint which could get reduced by simple anti inflammatory drugs and some stretches.

thanks and whish you a good health.
Answered: Wed, 18 Dec 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
 

 

Loading Online Doctors....
©2014 Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions