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07 Jan 2005

Pain in Hip, then pins & needles in thigh eventually numbness
When I lie down or stand in queues, I get sharp pains in my right hip, then pins and needles or what feels like a red hot poker being stabbed into my thigh. Eventually numbness. Sometimes hip pain lasts for a few days, sometimes not.

Can a chiro help me? Are there any exercises I can do to lessen these symptoms? Are x-rays taken or just a full exam at initial consultantions? Is Wits medical school open to the public?
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01 Jan 0001

An examination by a chiropractor should prove to be of great value to you. An x-ray examination may indeed be necessary in determining the exact nature and possible cause of your discomfort. Exercises may form part of the rehabilitation - but do not attempt to do any exercises which have not been prescribed at this stage. Please inquire directly from Wits Medical School re Public admissions.
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