Edema in buttock

It is often possible to meet a person, noticeablylimp and at the same time experiencing pain. Most often, in such cases it is a question of what pain in the lower back gives in the leg. In fact, the situation when the leg hurts in the buttock area, quite harmless.

The pain most often appears quite unexpectedly,while the pain can touch both one and both legs at once. Over time, the leg becomes hard to straighten, any movement causes unpleasant sensations. The leg begins to whine so much that it is not possible to become on it. Usually it is slightly bent or set aside. Such a syndrome is called lumboschialgia.

The cause of the condition, when the buttock hurts and gives inleg, is more often associated with hypothermia or excessive physical exertion. Pain sensations can be of different properties - burning, aching, have different clinical manifestations.

  1. With a muscular-tonic form of manifestation, the patient complains of spasms in the lower back, curvature of the spine and restriction of his mobility.
  2. For vegetative-vascular manifestations, numbness of the legs is characteristic, most often in the foot area. The patient may experience chills or, on the contrary, a feeling of heat. Pain can increase when trying to get up.
  3. In the neirodystrophic form, the manifestations of pain are of a pronounced burning character and can intensify during the night.


Lumboschialgia is similar in many respects to ishialgia, forwhich is more typical of the presence of pain in the thighs. Often the pain begins after a long work in an uncomfortable position, bruises, sudden weight lifting, awkward movements, etc.
. First hurt the buttocks or hip joint,later the pain moves to one or both legs. Willy-nilly, a person has a desire to protect and protect a bad leg. The result of such care will be increasing lameness.

The reasons for the appearance of the above sensations canbe a sciatica. osteochondrosis. hernia, any trauma to the spine. An unfavorable factor of the described ailments is the peculiarity of the return of pain in the form of relapses. Most often, provocateurs are acute respiratory diseases and hypothermia. In addition, the leg under the buttock can get sick with quite innocuous actions. For example, with sudden movement, coughing or sneezing.

The listed symptoms are reflected inpsychological state of a person - depression and depressed state can develop. The main cause of pain in the lumbar spine is the pressure on the nerve endings, which is formed as a result of a hernia of the spine. This leads to a violation of blood circulation in this area, the development of inflammation and edema. The pain in the buttocks is sometimes caused by damage to the ligaments and muscles in the hip joint region. Sometimes pain can appear due to malignant lesions, for example, primary tumors or metastasis of bones.

How to start treatment

Treatment should begin with the definition of the cause,which contributes to the appearance of pain. Elimination of the pain syndrome is already a secondary criterion of treatment. To date, treatment is widespread with the help of medicines, as well as varieties of manual therapy.

The simplest way to temporarily help yourselfto itself, that is to get rid of painful sensations, there will be acceptance of so-called "embryo pose". To do this, it is necessary to lie on a healthy side, and pull the sick leg to the stomach. That is, if the right butt and leg hurts, you should lie on the left side of the trunk and clench your right leg. If the pain is in both legs at once, the patient lies on his back, pulling both legs to his stomach. However, such removal of pain can only be temporary and does not eliminate the cause of their occurrence. To decide on the methods of treatment, you need to contact a specialist and do a full examination.

For diagnosis, use ultrasound andmagnetic resonance imaging. After the diagnosis the patient can be prescribed acupuncture, physiotherapy and therapeutic gymnastics. Help with elimination in the field of discomfort in the lumbar and in the buttocks will help specialists in manual therapy. For the removal of the pain syndrome prescribe painkillers.