The hip joint can be prone to injury, largely due to wear and tear. In particular as we age, or if a certain sport or activity demands pressure on the hip area.
The majority of hip pain that we see in the clinic usually has less to do with problems arising from the actual ball and socket joint itself and is most commonly associated with:
- muscular problems in the area (hamstring or groin strains, muscle imbalances)
- referred pain from a low back problem
- nerve pain if there is some sciatic irritation.
Hip pain can also occur when there is inflammation of a fluid-filled sac over the bony outer part of the hip – this is known as trochanteric bursitis continue reading
Hip pain whilst walking
If you feel pain around your hip whilst walking, it may be due to a number of causes. Most commonly these are arthritis, joint degeneration, bursitis and tendonitis. Here we will consider arthritis and degeneration continue reading
Rehabilitation after hip replacement surgery
Hip replacement surgery (or total hip replacement) THR, is an operation to replace the worn out and painful ball and socket joint of the hip. In 2014 – 15 there were over 122,000 hip replacements in the UK alone continue reading
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