About 1.5 weeks ago I began experiencing pain in the lateral portion of my right thigh. During the day (while seated or standing) the pain is very slight. At night after I have been lying for several hours it worsens and is accompanied by a sensation of numbness. I find that if I lie on my left side it subsides. Of couse after I fall back to sleep and my position changes it returns.
I am 27 y/o and in excellent shape. I workout (strength and cardio) 5+ days per week. Prior to the pain I had increased the intensity of my workouts (adding some plyometrics and more intense athletic conditioning). I do not recall any acute injury. The pain just kind of creptup. Now it has become an issue because it is affecting my workouts and obviously my sleep.
I noticed that my iliosoas muscle is slightly tender.
Aside from the obviously RICE type treatment and stretching, is there any thing else I can do?
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