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Long distance runner, pain in thigh, hip joint, glut area, limping while walking

I am a long distance runner and recently I have pain in the thigh and hip joint while lifting the left leg. Also while descending the foot , I get pain in the glut area. I limp while walking due to this. What should I do?
Asked On : Tue, 13 Mar 2012
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Excessive exercise can cause degenerative changes in the bones. It can also cause neurological problems manifesting as referred neuralgic pain. I would suggest that you take complete rest from exercise, complete a course of analgesics and a course of neurotropic vitamins.
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