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Hip injury, difficulty walking, pain in back and pelvic area. What could be wrong?

I fell on the black ice a week and 3 days ago landed on my hip I fell really hard I couldnt get up right away and it hurt so bad it took my breath away. ever since than it is hard to walk i can do my eliptical with little aggravation but walking is a killer it hurts in my hip bone area and in the back pelvic area what do you think may be wrong
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for posting your query,

It seems to be soft tissue injury. Soft tissue injury over hip and pelvic area take more time to heal .
However it is best to rule out any bone injury after an X-ray.
I would suggest getting this evaluated by an orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management. You may get the X-ray/MRI of the area affected under his/her guidance.
Avoid weight bearing on the foot till then and get some mild pain killers prescribed.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful
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Dr Saurabh Gupta
Answered: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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