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Pain in hip, groin. Diagnosed as Piriformis syndrome. Currently limping, cannot sit, stand for a long time. Suggestions?

Hi Doc, I m having hip trouble that is getting worse over time. I am a cyclist (2000 miles in 2012 until I got injured in July). Was riding a bike that was too big. Anyway, doc s want me to get a spinal MRI but I ve had disk pain before and this is not it. I can bend, twist, reach, lean and it only hurts my hip. Recently my groin is giving me a lot of trouble too. I suspect a torn labram, and the doc has already said piriformis syndrom. I limp, don t work out, can t sit or stand for long, only relief is lying in the floor and rocking back and forth on the bad leg. Awk!
Asked On : Mon, 10 Dec 2012
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Thanks for writing to us.
The symptoms you have could be related to a labral tear or a nerve root compression or a pyriformis syndrome. A direct clinical examination and investigations like MRI are necessary to pin point the exact cause.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 14 Dec 2012
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