What is Hip Pain?
Hip pain is limited mobility, strain, muscle or tendon pain located near the hip joint, groin or thigh area. Most pain is the result of normal wear and tear use of the hip or a result of degenerative joint or bone disease. Hip pain is often caused by bone and joint deterioration due to aging. In rare instances, the pain is linked to other conditions in the groin, legs, or back.
- Sharp pain
- Dull ache
- Burning sensation
Locations of Hip Pain
- Hip Pain
- Hip Joint Pain
- Thigh Pain
- Groin Pain
- Buttock Pain
- Leg Pain
Conditions Related to Hip Pain
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons near the hip joint.
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic disorder affecting the joints that results in painful swelling, bone erosion, and deformity.
Hernia is a condition where fatty tissue or an organ breaks through the muscle and connective tissue called fascia.
Hip Replacement (Arthroplasty) is the surgical replacement of the hip joint and socket due to fracture or deterioration.
Sciatica is leg pain originating in the lower back that travels down to the sciatic nerve in the back of the leg.
Joint dysfunction a condition where the ribs attach to the spine at each level of the thoracic that can cause pain.
Osteoarthritis is swelling as the result of degenerative arthritis due to aging that can cause tenderness and loss of motion.
Cancer is the presence of a benign or malignant tumor on the hip or groin area that can affect nerves causing pain.