Hip Pain

Hip pain is usually when people finding it difficult to sit or squat and they experience an alot of pain when doing so. Whenever there is pressure on the affected area, the region or the muscles of the hip will hurt alot. Most of the people affected with hip pain often have a tough time sleeping at night. Getting a surgery done or going for the hip replacement is not the only way one can relieve one’s hip pain. There are some alternative methods or treatments which can help a person to deal with his/her hip pain in a better way.

Common Hip Conditions

  • Pain felt in groin area, buttock area and down the front of the thigh
  • Limping
  • Stiffness in the hip joint

Avascular Necrosis – Bones are living tissue which they rely on blood vessels to bring blood to keep them alive. If one blood vessel is damaged it may not cause problems, since there may be a backup blood supply coming in from a different direction.

  • Clicking and snapping sensations in the hip
  • Limited motion of the hip joint

Labral Injury is a type of cartilage that surrounds the socket of ball-and-socket joints that got inflammed or teared. As this joints helps to provide flexibility and motion of the shoulder, pain and discomfort is often felt.

  • Groin pain when running, doing sit-ups and squatting
  • Loss of flexibility in the groin region

Osteitis Pubis is inflammation of the joint where the pubic bone meets at the front. Pain can radiate around the groin but will be significant at the point in the middle of the groin at the front. It is caused mainly by overuse or it can be caused as a result of direct impact.

  • Pain that radiate down the back of the leg
  • Sore buttock when sitted down

Piriformis Syndrome is a muscle that travels behind the hip joint. The piriformis muscle is small compared to other muscles around the hip and thigh, and it aids in turning out of the hip joint.

To Book An Appointment With Specialist

How Doctors Determine Your Medical Condition?

Xray or CT Scan

MRI Scan

What Doctors do to relieve your Hip pain ?

Injection

Injections of a corticosteroid drug into your hip joint may help reduce the symptoms of bursitis and provide pain relief that lasts a few months. The injections aren’t effective in all cases. There is a small risk of infection.

Therapy

Strengthening the muscles around your hip will make it more stable. Training is likely to focus on the muscles on the hip. Exercises to improve your balance are also important.

Surgery

Surgery will only be advised if other treatments have not been effective.

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