Did you know that the hip is the third most likely body part to develop osteoarthritis? Most people think of osteoarthritis as occurring in people over 50 years of age; however, it can occur in younger people.
Did you fall and land on your hip? Or maybe you took a hit to the hip while playing a sport. This could lead to what is known as a hip contusion and could be very painful.
Gluteus Medius Tendonitis
Do you have pain on the outside of your hip? Does it worsen during activities such as running, climbing stairs or getting in and out of your car? This could be Gluteus Medius Tendonitis.
Did you know there are 9 different bursae on lateral aspect of your hip? Hip bursitis can be difficult to diagnose and often has other associated conditions with it.
Hip Labral Tear
Do you have hip pain that occurs at night and has locking, clicking and catching associated with it? Does it increase with walking, pivoting and impact activities such as jogging and running? Read on to find out more.
The hip joint absorbs some of the greatest forces in the body when doing high-impact activities such as running. These repetitive forces over time can cause stress fractures.
Hip fractures are more common in people older than 60 and the risk increases with age. They are more common in women due to an increase in osteoporosis (loss of bone of tissue).