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pain in butt when getting up from sitting

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 10, 2007
  • 10:30 PM

has anyone had this problem when you get up from sitting you feel a very strong hurtful pain in the bottom of your but.
When your getting out of the car you slowly get off because your in extreme pain. My but is in pain only after when I'm in a sitting position.

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  • If you are overweight and fat around your abdomen, you will have this problem. Reduce weight and wear a supportive belt for your abdomen when you sit for long hours so that there is minimum compression on spine. Get a doc to check your spine.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • January 17, 2007
    • 10:19 PM
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  • Sounds like a classic case of sciatica...acupuncture is just brilliant for this and is what lead me to become a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. The sciatic nerve runs deep in the glutes, and is causing your pain - does it radiate down the leg at all? Does it feel like an electrical kind of sensation? Please try to find an acupuncturist near you - log on to www.acufinder.com and type in your zip code. You should see results quickly, depending on how long you have had these symptoms. Best of luck.Doctor of Oriental Medicine
    acuann 3,080 Replies
    • January 18, 2007
    • 01:01 AM
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  • I have that EXACT problem. Getting up from a seated position and getting in and out of car are the worst. Trying to avoid the cost of MRI. Doctor thinks it is a muscular problem. Did you ever get help for this problem?
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 4, 2011
    • 02:04 AM
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  • I have that! My diagnosis was "piriformis syndrome". There's a really good couple of stretches you can do, but it's now been 4 months, and because I recently started working out again, (eliptical), it has gotten worse again! Yikes! It is horrible to get up out of a chair, and there is a burning sensation close to my spine down the right side of my **m, as well as my right side hip and a part of my right quadracep. I am going to my doc again this week to ask for further help, (ie cortasone). I have been loyally going to anciet chinese acupuncture, massage therapy, chiro, and physio. So, it's not easy to get rid of. Keep your chin up.
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