Chronic hip pain

Pelvic Avulsion Fracture

Pelvic Stress Fracture

A pelvic stress fracture is a hairline fracture of the pelvis bone. It is caused by repetitive impacts or forces, rather than one sudden impact or accident. Here we explain the symptoms and causes of a stress fracture of the pelvis. Symptoms of a Pelvic Stress Fracture Pain is felt in the groin or hip …

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Iliopsoas bursitis

Iliopsoas Bursitis & Inflammation

Iliopsoas bursitis and Iliopsoas tendon inflammation have similar symptoms of gradual onset pain, deep in the groin. The bursa is a small sack of fluid which reduces friction between the tendon and bone. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Symptoms Iliopsoas bursitis symptoms and iliopsoas tendon inflammation have similar symptoms and may …

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Hip joint Perthes disease

Perthes’ Disease

Perthes’ disease affects children, most commonly boys aged between four and ten years old, but can also occasionally occur in younger children and teenagers. Tiredness and groin pain are two common symptoms, and they may have a noticeable limp. Medical help is needed to diagnose this condition as early as possible to try to prevent …

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Hip bursitis

Hip Bursitis

Hip bursitis, also known as Trochanteric bursitis is inflammation of a bursa or small sack of fluid on the outside of the hip. Most cases of hip bursitis are caused by overuse and poor biomechanics, although a direct impact like a fall could also cause it. Hip bursitis symptoms Symptoms include pain on the outside …

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Osteoarthritis of the hip

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition resulting from wear and tear in the hip. The cartilage that covers the hip joint facilitates movement, so when this degenerates, mobility reduces while pain and stiffness increases. It is common in older people over the age of 50, especially women. Although there is no cure, there are several things you …

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Hip synovitis

Synovitis of the Hip

Hip synovitis is inflammation of the synovial membrane of the hip. It often occurs in sports people alongside another hip joint injury. Treating the original cause or co-existing condition is key to recovering from hip synovitis. In young children it may be linked to the presence of a virus. Hip synovitis symptoms If you have …

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Labral tear of the hip

Labral Tear of the Hip Joint

A labral tear of the hip joint is a tear to the cartilage lining of the hip joint, called the acetabulum which acts as cushioning for the joint. A tear can cause hip and groin pain and make the joint stiff. This hip injury can be caused by a direct impact or come on gradually …

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