And I edited it again! And you are right, such soft tissue conditions cannot be seen on xray and so far as I can see, your hips are perfectly fine. However, that doesn't preclude any soft tissue issues. As regards your numbered questions above Depends who the 'some' are! I've never heard of such a problem. Yes, they should be Here you are referring to what: cortisone shots or psoas release? Of course - it will be carried out in the same sterile conditions as any major operation. Who knows? Not in my experience. You might but you run a greatly increased risk of these issues Medications: acetaminophen (Tylenol, paracetamol) and NSAIDs, differences and dangers NSAIDs Diclofenac. ibuprofen increase risk of heart problems: new study I think you'd get the same result if you just took the Tylenol, which, I trust, is 1,000mg per dose. You've repeatedly said "some say" and "I have read" but you don't tell me where you get this information from and neither do you give me links to where you read it. Therefore, as they say in court, it's hearsay and not real evidence.