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juvenile hip pain

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  • Posted By: pattiekakes
  • February 18, 2009
  • 04:03 AM

my granddaughter is 7. When she was born she had hip dysplasia. She wore a brace at night for a year. She has visited her orthopedic doctor every year and over the past 3 years she has developed a slight curve to her spine but not enough to be a problem. She is very active in dancing. She dances every day and competes regularly. For the past several months she has been having terrible hip and butt pain at night when she goes to bed. She cries and has trouble sleeping. We have had her to the dr several times but they cannot come up with anything. She never complains during the day only at night. She does not appear to have any problems with her movement when she dances or plays. Tonight was particularly bad. She cried herself to sleep and her mom had to massage her hip for a long time. Does anyone out there have a problem like this or any suggestions as to what is going on with her. :confused:

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  • Probably due to pinched nerve when she lies down. It could be the sciatic nerve, but those tend to inflame more while sitting.
    WildMonkey 7 Replies
    • February 18, 2009
    • 04:23 AM
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