Ask an expert
Question

21 Jun 2010

hip pain
there is a deep pain on the thigh area and runs sometimes to the back not to high as far as hip, and down the leg , pain becomes unbearable when in the motion of getting up after sitting, dr issued a morpheen injection and anti-inflamatery, pain did leave me but after yesterday spending the entire day on my feet, the pain has returned
Answer 415 views
Expert
CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Mrs Pillay
It sounds to me as if you have a nerve pinching in the lower back (level of 4th lumbal vertebrae) Please see a physiotherapist as therapy may help to reduce spasm and pain. If it persists you may need to see an orthopedic surgeon.
Dr Bets
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.