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Interior thigh pain, what could it be?

 

   


Walter P3 Doyle

May 19, 09 10:23

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I have developed a thigh pain while running. Wondering if anyone has any thought on what it could be? It is not debilitating, but I will see the doctor shortly.

The pain is in my right thigh. Runs from my inside thigh up in the groin muscle area down to just above the knee. It radiates a sticking sharp pain with impact on the ground. Goes away after a day or two, but comes back during the run. Also, it seems to occur after sitting and then getting up to walk.

Thoughts?


Kikuchiyo

May 19, 09 10:29

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [FungShuay] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Could be a hammy... Do you do any exercises for your legs, and if you do, do you include hamstring exercises as well? (Leg curls, deadlifts). When those muscles get out of balance with your quads, they can definitely cause you some pain.

Could also be sartorius... which is a little more along the lines of where you describe the pain to be.


(This post was edited by miniclydesdale on May 19, 09 10:33)


msuguy512

May 19, 09 10:30

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [FungShuay] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

stretch, foam roll, ART


Walter P3 Doyle

May 19, 09 10:38

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [miniclydesdale] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Interesting thoughts.....have not done any leg weight training since racing season started.


Kikuchiyo

May 19, 09 10:40

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [msuguy512] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

In Reply To:
stretch, foam roll, ART
... and YEAH... stretching is key. The foam roller is great for the IT band (but that's outside of the thigh).


msuguy512

May 19, 09 11:36

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [miniclydesdale] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

you can get the inside pretty good too, just takes some creativity :)


bighorsecreek

May 19, 09 11:37

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [FungShuay] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Go to this site and identify the actual muscle that is giving you probelms. There are several muscle that it could be. Then spend a day searching the web!!
http://www.gwc.maricopa.edu/...o201/muscle/leg1.htm


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Walter P3 Doyle

May 19, 09 19:32

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [bighorsecreek] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

That is an amazing reference. Thanks.....

From that picture, the pain I am experiencing radiates along the Satorius muscle. Tonight I finished a 5K run, and the pain was minimal. It seems to be getting better each day.

Thanks, I will search for Satorius Muscle injuries.

Uncle Fung-


triLook

May 19, 09 20:56

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Re: Interior thigh pain, what could it be? [FungShuay] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

http://sportsmedicine.about.com/...lexors.htm?once=true&

   
 
 
 



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