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14/08/2013 at 12:25

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?

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