I'm a runner and have been running great until about 4-5 weeks ago. I was training for a race and did a 9 mile long run feeling good. Later that night I went to put my left leg over my right and had terrible pains trying to just lift it up. That was the begining. I rested the next day and ran the next 2 weeks while taking Ibprophen thinking it was just inflamed. It just got worse and worse. I did a Race (bloomsday so there are a few hills and one kind of nasty hill) and since then it's amplified. I couldn't walk normal the day after the race. So I rested a week and ran a 4 mile run (didn't feel like I ran correctly and I'll go more into that) and the next day was hurting pretty bad and couldn't jog at all it had sharp pains.
Ok, now it's been 2 weeks of rest and I tried to run this morning after a warmup and stretching the best I know how and it's not really a pain but I don't run, it's more of a limp/gimp. WHen my left foot hits the ground it can send a shot of minor pain down the quad and it kind of feel like it branches out. It doesn't really hurt and I could deal with that feeling but I just don't seem to run with any form. I can't lift my left leg up high like my right and when I focus on trying to do it, it's just odd. Very upsetting and I don't know what is hurt or what to do about it. Please help.. Any advice is good advice for me. I don't know if I need a deep tissue massage to work something outta there or what's going on. My left hip doesn't seem to want to pop either, it's tighter than the right I guess??? HELP.