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What, a Pain in the Butt?

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:sct: Hi all! As soon as I got out of bed today I started to feel this different dull, achy pain above my butt, in the back, on my operated side but below my waist, about half way up (or down). I know there's all kinds of healing etc. going on but wondered what this might be. If I push into it I definately can feel bone (pelvic/hip?). Anyone else ever have it here? I almost always feel pain in the front groin/pelvic area (not bad, but enough to let me know) but I'm kind of used to that now as the fracture in my femur is on the inside at the top where the implant goes into the bone. Just curious. Otherwise, all is well.
 

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I'm sure hippies will join in, but I do recall this being a fairly common area for pain following surgery. You have some extra healing going on in there, so recovery may be a little slower for you. But you'll get there, hon!!!
 

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Is the pain in the gluts area? I have that feeling almost all the time since my op. They play around with the gluts and the whole area is traumatized. Don't worry - I am sure others will agree this is normal.

I also have lower back pain that has been aggrevated by my hip surgery. Things are adjusting to new ways of walking and sitting. Give it a little time. Does ice help?
 

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It is a common complaint. I wish I'd had a quid for every time a thread's been posted about it! :whis:
 

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One word: MASSAGE!

Or maybe it was just having a pretty girl rubbing my gluts, either way it works wonders. :thmb:
 
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Thanks everyone. I'm not bothered by it, just curious. I'm so tired of icing all the time. Between that and my hubby wanting the A/C on I'm FREEZING most of the time. I think I'm getting to the poor me/frustrated stage (have I ever not been there?). If it weren't for this web site I don't know what I'd be doing with myself.:cry: actually I NEED TO LEARN TO TAKE BABY STEPS! I know you are right Jamie. Thanks for letting me vent.
 

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Venting is ALWAYS allowed here......we BoneSmarties consider ourselves to be very, very "Ventworthy" folks....
 
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