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Perry

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #30 on: May 16, 2008, 01:25:56 pm »
It is a very busy area indeed!  The Iliacus amoung others could also be involved. The muscle goes along the spine, down the back part of the inside of the pelvis, and insert on the inside/front of the hip right after it makes it's angle.  here's a look
http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.sacrowedgy.com/images/psoas.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.sacrowedgy.com/scoliosis.htm&h=333&w=250&sz=24&hl=en&start=1&um=1&tbnid=uLKb1Oo-uuVyvM:&tbnh=119&tbnw=89&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dpsoas%2Bmuscle%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official

Here's an interesting link, read half way down where she talks about problems running and getting worse with sitting
http://www.obgyn.net/pelvic-pain/pelvic-pain.asp?page=/cpp/articles/parker_Iliopsoas_Trigger_Point

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #31 on: May 16, 2008, 01:36:17 pm »
Interesting reading. I really don't have any back pain or discomfort but otherwise, it really seems dead on.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #32 on: May 16, 2008, 01:55:43 pm »
Ron...so happy that we have a stationery target to focus on now...Knowing too that the MRI coming up on Monday may further identify the aliens running rampid in your body....little bastards.... >:(

Perry...we all appreciate your thoughts and expertise you bring to this forum...set your calendar for the RSIII dates...it's a must!

AND.>.>>Make sure your every breath you and decision you make regarding ski, skiing, clothing and ski gear, hang on every word uttered here....we are SO spot on!  >:D well it's fun trying  ;D

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #33 on: May 16, 2008, 01:59:56 pm »
Keep in mind that Perry's comments are annecdotal in nature and are not meant to diagnose or to provide medical advice in any way.   (right perry?)  ::)

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #34 on: May 16, 2008, 02:00:27 pm »
Ron may not have this, but I definitely did. Was inner tubing down the Delaware with "the kids" last september. My soon to be daughter in law noted my whole body twist as I avoided a nasty section of rocks. No pain or discomfort at the time. Walking to the car 30 minutes later had a slight back twinge. 15 minutes later while mid drive home I could no longer sit and drive. Switched with my son. A few hours later was wondering if I needed to go to the ER. Could not sit to eat dinner. The word "agony' comes to mind. Drugs helped and I took it easy for a week. but any time I sat for any period it would start to hurt. I still feel tight on that side 8+ months later. I am careful of it in yoga.

Thanks for sharing your info Perry.
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #35 on: May 16, 2008, 02:08:32 pm »
Lynn, that article was dead-on for you!

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #36 on: May 16, 2008, 02:31:11 pm »
Keep in mind that Perry's comments are annecdotal in nature and are not meant to diagnose or to provide medical advice in any way.   (right perry?)  ::)

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #37 on: May 19, 2008, 06:48:30 am »
......and don't forget to seek a prositute or physician immediately if you have an errection for more than 4 hours as this is a sign of something,,,,,  ;D

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #38 on: May 19, 2008, 08:42:09 am »
Okay, moving this thread back into more sedate waters.....good luck with your MRI today!!!
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #39 on: May 19, 2008, 08:57:24 am »
Thanks!  As yo know, not much to do but lay still.....  They do give your choice of Satellite music stations ot listen to.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #40 on: May 19, 2008, 10:57:17 am »

Ron:

Echoing midwife's thoughts, good luck with the MRI although it will be a couple of days before you get results probably.

No matter what the results, it's nice to at least have an idea of what was affected and hopefully a direction to follow.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #41 on: May 20, 2008, 07:11:14 am »
I should get the results later today or tomorrow, Yes, I really don't need another surgery (6 now) so I really hope we at least locate the source of the pain and weakness and then we can get started. Thats really the frustrating part. I just want to know. I feel that we are on the right path now. Maybe Perry can unofficially comment on this: If the Iliopsoas is torn or completely torn, can I rehab this and avoid surgery?

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #42 on: May 22, 2008, 06:28:55 pm »
Great question...ie) this is exactly the way you should be thinking   BUT  I honestly don't know the answer.  This is where I say that I have to defer to the expertise of the specialist.

One thought.  It may be worth your while posting this to HH.  He seem very knowledgeable regarding physiology and anatomy and he may have seen this before.  Tell him you injured yourself flexing!!!!!!!!!!!  and the experts at Epic said it was because you were using bad technique!    :o >:D  Sorry, the aforementioned was random humor resulting from the beginning of my 4 day weekend and a nice single malt.

I am serious about mentioning this to HH though. (without the trash humor)  He really is impressive with his knowledge of how the body works.

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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #43 on: May 22, 2008, 07:17:42 pm »
Hey Ron
Have you heard anything yet?
Lynn
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Re: what do doctors really know?
« Reply #44 on: May 23, 2008, 07:15:21 am »
Well I got my report and saw the doc. The mystery continues. all is basically fine, some signs of inflamation and light strain but no signs of any tears. This is good in one respect that there's nothing hanging or torn but the other issue is since we know I tore some muscles or something, what happened and what is still going on? SO,,,, the my doc spoke with the rehab PT who told him about the leg not able to move when you rotate my foot out (to the right) but he has no answers or suggestions other than keep going with the rehab.? He still thinks its a sport hernia and told me that it wouldn't show on an MRI. I am very frustrated and will press on. I do feel stronger since getting back to rehab.

not sure if I should post this but.... this was my leg the day after the fall, I woudn't characterize this as a mild strain to the muscles? Would you?

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