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My right leg has been acting up lately. From the front of my hip down to the interior of my knee I experience pain when walking and running.<br><br>
Climbing stairs is no problem at all.<br><br>
A day off helps a bit, but then the pain just returns.<br><br>
Could this be from new shoes that are a bit too large? Maybe just overuse?
 

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JD, do you have a pair of your old shoes you can wear for one run, to see if the pain doesn't happen? Has anything else changed - like running outdoors vs. inside with the weather improvement?
 

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diablita - thanks for the reply. There was no change in my running - I ran outside all winter with a day or two on the TM each week.<br><br>
ziggy - yes, I think you are right, it's not the shoes. I tried to run last night and got less than a mile before giving up. I cant walk around the house without limping at this point.<br><br>
looks like I'm taking a week off then<br><br>
thanks guys
 

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Really? It is the only thing that has changed, definitly worth the possibility of exploring.
 

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Jack is only telling part of the story.<br>
The ONLY thing that has changed?<br>
How about an increase in mileage or intensity?<br>
I can't rule out the shoes 100% Meri but I'd like to have a side bet with you that they are not the cause.
 

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that's cool. i believe that shoes are the problem in 65% of people's running injuries <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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Yes a week!!!!!!<br><br>
I've just had friends return from the World Cross Country in Mombasa and later stayed with Kip Keino at his running camp.<br><br>
He speaks of 'KENYAN TIME'.<br><br>
If a training session isn't completed for one reason or another it doesn't matter all that much, it can be done tomorrow.<br>
If you are injured in racing or training, take what ever time it takes to FULLY recover from the injury.<br>
.................."it's the Kenyan way"
 

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Thanks folks<br><br>
At this point I will be happy if it's only a week. I havent done any milage since Monday and the pain is still present with no diminishing at all.<br><br>
I lifted my leg this morning to put a pair of sweats on and wham-o I got a nasty jolt from that quad.<br><br>
ugh<br><br>
more rest
 

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no, I dont diablita. maybe I do need to start.<br><br>
I got a date with a Dr. on Monday, will see what he says
 

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maybe instead of dating him, you should arrange for an office visit so he can perform an exam? <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif"><br><br>
glad you're going to get it checked out. hopefully it will go away soon
 

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I asked him out, but he said I wasn’t his type. Freakin old man!<br><br>
Speaking of old men, I was diagnosed with arthritis of the spine and I have a couple of compressed disks.<br><br>
Which is what caused inferred sciatic nerve pain which I experience as pain down my thigh to the inside of my knee.<br><br>
So my shoes were not the cause. My running did contribute for sure, but not the root cause.<br><br>
meh
 

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yep<br><br>
But I need to do some research and see what this really means.<br><br>
Doc advises no more running, but did not forbid it.<br><br>
We will see<br><br>
Now, I go for my first run in 8 days and see what I feel
 

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meh. that is why they make second opinions.<br>
You should contact <a href="http://www.myofascialrelease.com/clinics/clin_paoli.asp?wss=9A5EFEB89F0F47DF80ABB3EE5F008D86" target="_blank">these people</a> as they are very good with seemingly untreatable pain conditions. They may have someone in your area. One of the therapists i work with works there 3-4 days a week, it is a couple miles away. Really amazing work they do there.<br><br>
also, fyi, almost anyone over 35 is going to have degeneration in their back.
 

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Merigayle - thanks much for posting this. It definitely helped put things in context for me. If my pain, which is constant, gets any worse or does not go away, I will seek help.
 
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