pain in hip and ribs

I have had this problem for almost year now with a new symptom starting the first day of the new year. My hip/leg has been bothering me a lot. to the point I can not walk some days. I have MRI's of the hip and lower back. I do have a slight bulging disk and degeneration. The back specialists do not think it is causing my pain. ITs a sharp stabbing that starts in my butt and goes down the side of my leg. I also know the cartilage in my left hip joint is warn. Anyway the problem (at this point) seems to be with the muscles in my upper leg/butt getting REALLY tight so when i walk i want to collapse from the pain. I went to a sports injury specialist and he has been the only one to help my loosening the muscles ( have been to back specialists, regular drs. deep tissue message therapists). This greatly helps the leg/hip pain. The odd thing is one my hip starts feeling better i get really bad pains in my right lower rib(s)( yes opposite side). I have noticed this for a few months. when my rib(s) hurt my leg hardly bothers me and vise versa. The dr i am seeing now does seem to think its related but i am thinking it has to be. What is it? I am tired and broke from going to Dr's all the time! Thanks

Posted By Amber on May 02, 2012 at 07:01:30:

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