Hip stiffness

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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Hip pointer

Hip Pointer

A hip pointer occurs following an impact to the iliac crest at the front/top of your hip bone. It is common in contact sports such as American Football and Rugby. Hip pointer symptoms Symptoms of a hip pointer include: Pain and tenderness when pressing in over the bony part at the front of your hip. …

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Ilium apophysitis

Ilium Apophysitis

Ilium apophysitis is an overuse injury which occurs in children and adolescents at the front of the pelvis. It particularly affects those who participate in a lot of sport. Here we explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of Ilium apophysitis. Symptoms Apophysitis of the Ilium typically results in dull pain at the front of the …

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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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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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