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What is this pain I have in my hip?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Soap star Maurice Benard asks Dr. Oz about the mysterious pain in his hip. Dr. Oz  talks about the cause of this common condition often confused with sciatica in this video.

Rick Olderman
Physical Therapy
The pain in Maurice's hip could be piriformis syndrome. The question is why is it happening? For this answer we would need to look at Maurice's gait pattern and test some muscles acting on the femur and pelvis. Once we have an idea of the forces acting on the piriformis, we can correct them and the piriformis syndrome.

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