Question: I fell off a chair
about 3 months ago and I am having leg pain, hip pain and buttocks
pain. Why would this show up now? Deanna
Answer: Dear Deanna,
Since it's been three months since
your fall, the pain you are suffering may not be related to that incidence.
Common causes for hip pain include:
- Trochanteric bursitis
- Strain, sprain
In order to get some relief from
the pain, the following steps are recommended. If after a week the
pain has not improved a visit to the doctor is advisable:
- Avoid activities that make the
- Take over the counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen
- Sleep on non-painful side with a pillow between legs.