Hip Injury

The hip joint is designed to withstand repeated motion and a fair amount of wear and tear. With the age and use, the cartilage can wear down or become damaged, muscles and tendons in the hip can get overused. However, playing sports, running, overuse or falling can all sometimes lead to hip injuries. The hip joint is prone to several types of injuries. Dislocation, Fracture , Muscle Strains, Bursitis & Osteoarthritis are the most commonly seen hip injuries. Certain diseases also lead to hip injuries or problems. Osteoarthritis can cause pain and limited motion. Osteoporosis of the hip causes weak bones that break easily. Both of these are common in older people. Symptoms mostly seen are hip pain with discomfort in thigh, groin or buttocks, in arthritis pain worses during activity, reduced range of hip movements & sometime limp from persistent hip pain. Treatment for hip disorders may include rest, medicines, physical therapy, or surgery, including hip replacement.

Common conditions

  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Labral Tears
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Trochanteric Bursitis (Bursitis Hip)
  • Poor Hip Control
  • Groin Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction