Hip pain sitting

Hip pain when sitting, especially for a long period of time is usually due to the flexed position the joint is in. In a sitting position trochanteric bursitis can cause pain and sometimes can radiate down the leg. Due to a change in posture of the lumbar spine sitting hip pain can be from a disc or neural problem in the back and can have sciatica type of feeling associated with a constant pain, numbness or burning pain.

Sitting can also cause shortened muscles and lengthened muscles across the joint and this connective tissue alteration can cause pain across the hip. Injuries and conditions that cause this symptom are listed below:
  • Synovitis of the Hip

    Synovitis offen occurs in sports people alongside another hip joint injury. Treating the original cause or co-existing condition is key to recovering from hip synovitis. Symptoms include difficulty walking and night pain, which sometimes radiates further down the leg. This condition can also affect young children, which may be linked to the presence of a virus.

  • Hip Pain

    Hip pain or hip joint pain often develops gradually and can be from a number of causes. Labral tears and Osteoarthritis are more common, especially in older athletes who have been highly active in their 20's and 30's. Hip pain in children is often diagnosed as Perthe's disease. Here we list the causes of hip pain.