Upper leg pain, unable to open legs

Upper leg pain

I had an operation almost 3 years ago to remove a bartolin cyst. since then i have been unable to open my legs because of muscle tightness and pain. My doctor can find nothing wrong. I have had an xray and mri scan. i have been seeing a sports physio for 12 months with no improvement. The op was performed under epidural anaesthetic.
Would chiropractic be of any help to me?

Mm, I was found wanting. I confess I'd never heard of bartolin's glands. Here is a summary for other readers:

The bartholin's glands are located at the entrance to a woman's vagina, one on each side. They are small and cannot be seen or felt when they are normal. Their function is to secrete fluid onto the mucosal, inner, surface of the labia, the liplike skin surrounding the vagina.

Problems with the bartholin's glands include cysts, which are relatively painless enlargements of the gland, and abscesses, which are infections of the gland. Typically only 1 of the 2 glands is affected.

Well, your doctor may not be able to find anything wrong, but obviously there is.

Where is the muscle tightness? Is it in the groins, in which case a hip condition should be considered, unlikely frankly, is it in the muscles running down the inner thigh, is it vaginal? Is it in the pubic symphysis? I presume it's not in your back.

Yes, I think a fics trained chiropractor, you will have to ask your local association, may well be able to help you. We treat a fair number of women with pain in the pubic area, post childbirth, and inability to open the legs, very awkward during intercourse, is a common sign.

Pubic bone pain.

I hope this has contributed.

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