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I do pole dancing for fitness and while I was doing a particular move "Special K" (Russian split/Oona split) I partially dislocated the leg/hip joint of my left leg (leg on the pole).
My leg then went back in as I (quickly!) came out of the move. Since then I have had trouble walking/sitting/lifting my leg higher than my hip or touching my toes etc. It hurts when I move it in certain directions but not constantly. (I am not testing it just what I have found happens). Although I have developed a constant "uncomfortableness" which means that I have to keep changing positions every 10 minutes if I'm sitting. I think that I weakened my hip when my hand slipped in this move 2 weeks before at a competition. I didn't fall on it but I think I might have over-extended my leg or something even though I had no pain or anything afterwards.
I went to the doctor but all they said was "it's not dislocated" and told me to stay away from that particular move. Nothing about how long I should be off pole or anything. Basically I wondered if anyone has had a similar problem (I haven't heard about it ever happening to anyone else in the special K). I also really don't want it becoming a chronic problem so I don't know how to go about looking after my leg or what I should do as I reintroduce myself to pole when I'm ready. I don't want to find out I should have done something too late!
Any advice would be appreciated thank you.
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