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Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Sports Medicine
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I had back surgery 3 years ago. Last year or so groin and

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I had back surgery 3 years ago. Last year or so groin and hip pain in evening when in bed. Groin feels like popping in and out. Difficult to walk long distances
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Sitting to stand position. Driving getting out of vechile
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Pretty healthy for 52. On b/p meds and script anti inflam. Mobic 15 mg
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

Your symptoms can be due to following possibilites;

1) Iliopsoas tendinitis

2) Groin injury

3) Pinched nerves in back

4) Hip tendonitis and bursitis

5) Osteitis pubis

6) Hip osteoarthritis.

An MRI would diagnose the issue.

Treatment entails (which is similar for all of them)

1) A specific and goal-directed Physical Therapy program; stretching exercises have significant role

2) Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) can be considered in some cases.

3) Iontophoresis and phonophoresis

4) Short wave diathermy

5) Anti-inflammatory analgesics

6) Local analgesic cream / ointment / patch / spray.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 2 months ago.

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