I developed a pain in my left hip about 2 months ago. I have fairly boney hips so thought I'd just banged in on something and it would go away. A few weeks later I still had it and was going on holiday for 3 weeks so used this time to rest and not run. Since then the pain has move to the right hip as well. I have tried running on it and I can run but when I stop it's painful so I've avoided running.
I went to the doctor and had blood tests but the all came back clear. He gave me anti-inflamatories which helped but didnt get rid of the pain. I've tried stretching, a foam roller and yoga but nothing is stopping the pain.
I'm 26 and have been running for about 5 years, I ran my first marathon in April and didnt run for a month afterwards to allow my body to heal. I did some gym work/class in this time but went back to running in mid May so I dont the marathon has anything to do with it.
I'm out of ideas now and so is my doctor. Has anyone had this before? Or know what it might be?
Sounds like it could be pelvic imbalance/misalignment or possibly a bit of nerve irritation from where the spine meets the pelvis. I have had something similar for 10 weeks or so- but my Odin keeps moving from hips to gluteus, to calves, tto feet, to toes! So mine is deffo nerve irritation.
Have you seen a physio/osteopath? My gp says that osteo's can do minor miracles...
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