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Chronic Hip Pain Treatments, Causes and Symptoms

Hip Joint can be identified as the one where the leg joins the pelvis. You may feel hip, buttock, leg or low back pain if this connecting joint experiences arthritis, mechanical stress, injury.

Person feeling pain in the above mentioned areas should go for hip joint injection. This will serve as an ultimate hip pain relief thus bringing the patient back to his normal routine.


The diagnosis of hip pain starts with0 the healthcare professional conducting talks with the patient, their family or caregivers and noting down their history so as to review the underlying complaints.

There are times, when the diagnosis is clearly visible such as, the patient fell, hurt their hip cannot bear weight and X-rays show a fractured hip.


Hip pain can be due to the following reasons:

  • Falling
  • Overuse
  • Playing Sports
  • Running

Your mobility is dependent on this joint, that’s why if not taken care of it can lead to serious conditions. Following are the conditions that can lead to hip pain:

  • Bursitis: The inflammation of bursa, and pain in the hip joint.
  • Hip dislocation: When femur comes out of the pelvic bone’s socket.
  • Hip fracture: Injury after fall or after an auto-accident.
  • Hip pointer: Injury after a fall.
  • Hip strain: strain because of repetitive pressure.
  • Labral Tears: Running, slipping, twisting as well as abnormal shape of the femoral head, labrum or acetabulum can cause torn labrums.
  • Osteoarthritis: osteoarthritis can occur after too much stress or repetitive hip motion.

Hip Pain Treatments

Considering a patient’s age and the extent of hip condition, Pain relief can be obtained by:

  • Medicines
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rest
  • Surgery Such As Hip Replacement

Symptoms of Hip Pain

In case of hip pain, you might feel discomfort in the following:

  • Buttocks
  • Groin
  • Inside of the hip joint
  • Outside of the hip joint
  • Thigh

Hip pain can also radiate pain in other areas of the body such as back or groin pain (from a hernia). If you are facing pain due to arthritis then you will see that with activity it will get worse resulting in decreased motion and sometimes a limp at the back.

For more information regarding Chronic Hip Pain and how it should be treated, feel free to call our office at (815) 464-6166