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Hi, I hope this comes under the orthopedics section. Its

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Hi, I hope this comes under the orthopedics section.
It's been more than a year now that I have this muscle pain on my adductor. I only feel the pain when I try to stretch my adductor though - at no other times. The pain can vary over time. There are times when I might feel it's getting better but at other times it can hurt a lot by just sitting down and spreading out my legs(when my flexibility is very good).
I had an ultrasound scan yesterday which showed that the muscle looks fine. There's not any tear or anything according to the doctor. So I'm wondering what else might be causing all this pain...

Thanks, Evie
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
Which adductor?

What area of the body

What does the exam show?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The adductor of my right leg. It's the top part of the leg(from the knee up) on the inside of the leg.


 


I haven't talked with my GP about the exam yet but the doctor at the hospital who did the scan said the muscle looked just fine. It must be a very tight muscle he said but I wouldn't think that a tight muscle could cause all this pain.


 


And yes I'll wait for some insight on this issue.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
You have had no scan then
of the lower spine?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No, had a scan only of the part of the leg that I feel the pain.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
OK
My suggestion is that you see a non invasive orthopedist.
This doctor specializes in physical medicine.
This can be a problem in
The discs of the lower spine.
the hip

And the pain and tightness can actually start in these areas.
The correct treatment is the correct physical therapy.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Hmm ok thanks!

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Basically; it will be L1 to L5, somewhere in there, that is the problem, more like l1 tol l3.

There can be pelvic rotation, and other problems.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

What do you mean by L1 to L5?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
The lumbar vertabra and disc spaces.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Ok so basically they are parts of the spine.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Yes
The lower spine goes into the sacrum, which is the center of the pelvis.
Nerve roots to the thigh come out of this complex.
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