I am hoping to hear from the person who had the surgery if possible rather than the Dr. interpretation. I am interested in the onset/early symptoms, lead up to surgery, surgery, Immediate recovery and then the long term recovery (training).
I did see this post:
Updates from all involved in that one would be great!
I have been diagnosed as having a Cam Lesion by a hip specialist/orthopedist by Xray and exam alone.
I have been thinking that it was Trochanteric Bursitis. My pain is all over the outsides of my hips, down my leg about 8 inches and not so much in my groin area. I do have some pain slightly in front just below my "hip bone" but only sightly further forward and lower than that. I am very slightly sensitive to palpation or pressure around the trochanter and when I sleep on my sides I have a lot of pain the next day. I have the most pain after running or biking particularly in the aero position as in 4 hours or more later. Although I can feel it while working out that is not my main source of pain.
The Dr. does not think it is Bursitis. He gave me Cortisone injections anyway as a diagnostic. I have not really responded to the Cortisone although I think there may be some relief in my left hip. I am still hoping for some other explanation and a bit in denial.
Dr. and I discussed surgery as a future consideration, I have not had an MRI yet.
So that is where I am.
I have been watching the YouTube videos of the surgery, hurting, not sleeping well or training (Vineman 70.3 and Arizona coming up) and getting depressed. I can't decide whether to train with pain until the end of the year, rest for a while and be way under trained for these events or to just stop where I am.
What is your story?
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