Hip Ischial Tuberosity Syndrome Treatment

Iscial Tuberosity is a a bony swelling on the posterior part of the superior ramus of the ischium that gives attachment to various muscles and bears the weight of the body in sitting position. The area may be quite tender and sensitive to touch.

Iscial means hip joint; tuber means swelling. Iscial Tuberosity is the site of origin of the hamstring muscles.

When you have pain on the bottom of the buttock, especially when sitting and running, this could indicate to the presence of Ischial Tuberosity pain. This condition occurs frequently in bicycle riders, in invalids confined to wheelchairs, in people sitting on inappropriate seats for hours in a row.

The usual treatments for Ischial Tuberosity Syndrome are:

  • rest
  • ice
  • anti-inflammatory drugs
  • cortisone injections

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 Helped a lot
2 of 2 people found this helpful
The accupressure, accupuncture with electrical impulse was great in minimizing pain but it didn't solve the problem..
 No change
1 person found this helpful
After having to put away my running shoes, I sought medical attention, got an MRI for my back and was prescribed PT. I saw a chiropractor as well, but nothing seemed to help and the MRI was not conclusive in dealing with my daily pain..
 Helped a little
Today, I think the PT doctor was accurate in pointing out that my problem stems from weak core muscles, back and abs. My pelvic frame is loose from years of gynnamstics and yoga and consequently, long 22 mile runs have caused serious damage, which over years of pain, has had a ripple effect on the ligaments within my pelvic girdle. ....

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Name Average Result Healed Helped
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No Change Made Worse
All Treatments (average)
3.0
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2 25 3
Drugs and Supplements
Pain Killers (Analgesic)
3.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Soma
3.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Cymbalta
3.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-anxiety medication
3.0
1
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID)
2.0
1
Exercise
Change of Sleeping Position
3.0
1
Exercise
Walking
3.0
1
Surgery
Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery
3.0
1
Therapy
Reiki Treatment
4.0
1
Therapy
Acupressure
3.5
1 1
Therapy
Therapy Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation - TENS
3.0
1
Therapy
Range of Motion Exercises
3.0
1
Therapy
Pressure
3.0
1
Therapy
Daily Meditation
3.0
1
Therapy
Light Therapy
3.0
1
Therapy
Hydrotherapy
3.0
1
Therapy
Bed Rest
3.0
1
Therapy
Heat Therapy
3.0
2
Therapy
Massage Therapy
3.0
2
Therapy
Ice
3.0
2
Therapy
Physical Therapy
2.5
1 1
Therapy
Chiropractic
2.5
1 1
Topical
Icy Hot
3.0
1
Topical
Biofreeze
3.0
1
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