Hip stiffness

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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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. Here we explain the common causes of inflammation of the hip joint. Symptoms …

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