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Thigh locking up, unmoveable when resting

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  • Posted By: celestial pocky
  • May 28, 2010
  • 06:34 AM

I'm 20 years old, and about two months ago, my left thigh started having slight aches on the outer left side of it, and a bit underneath. As that month went on, the pain got worse and worse.

The only thing is, it only ever bugged me when I lied down to rest, or just were sitting and had my leg straight out. For some reason, I can't keep it straight out when lying down, like my other leg, and I'm not sure why.

I don't know what started this, it just suddenly came on one day and got worse since then. Recently, its been making me a bit limpy because of it bugging me as I walk at work. Though, if I stretch my leg a bit, it goes away.

It still bugs me when laying down, but if I lay on my right side, and have my left leg raised over something, like a pillow or wrapped over my boyfriend, its fine. I really don't know what's wrong with it, but it only bugs the left side of my thigh and under it, while locking up..

Can someone help me?

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  • I'm 20 years old, and about two months ago, my left thigh started having slight aches on the outer left side of it, and a bit underneath. As that month went on, the pain got worse and worse. The only thing is, it only ever bugged me when I lied down to rest, or just were sitting and had my leg straight out. For some reason, I can't keep it straight out when lying down, like my other leg, and I'm not sure why.I don't know what started this, it just suddenly came on one day and got worse since then. Recently, its been making me a bit limpy because of it bugging me as I walk at work. Though, if I stretch my leg a bit, it goes away. It still bugs me when laying down, but if I lay on my right side, and have my left leg raised over something, like a pillow or wrapped over my boyfriend, its fine. I really don't know what's wrong with it, but it only bugs the left side of my thigh and under it, while locking up..Can someone help me?It might be your IT band. Run a google search on IT band syndrome
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