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Posted by: Jenny | 2009-11-13

Hip Dysplasia/Sciatica

Is it possible that Sciatica can be caused by undetected hip dysplasia?

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Jenny

Please refer to the following link regarding sciatica and hip dysplasia for detailed information regarding these two conditions:

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sciatica
2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_dysplasia_(human)

Hip dysplasia (developmental displasia of the hip) can not cause a true sciatic nerve irritation, unless the periform muscle is over used, therefore, causing irritation and inflammation around the sciatic nerve, thus causing pseudo-sciatica.

Hip dyspasia can not cause true sciatica.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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Our users say:
Posted by: Abbigail | 2009-11-14

Hi Doc

Ek het ' n geruis onder my hart,weet nie of dit my hart is nie maar dus irriterend en ek is bekommerd.as ek asem haal in of uit asem dan maak dit so ' n ' WEEZE'  geluid ek wil net weet wat dit kan wees,ek wil nie vir x trale gaan nie ek is baie bang,maar is dit dalk wys om dit te doen??x baie bekommerd

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