Dr Prateek Goyal – Orthopaedic Surgeon

The pain of the hip injury is often felt in or around the hip joint, groin, or thigh. The causes of the major hip injuries range from a sudden blow like an accidental fall to the condition of osteoarthritis. No matter what the cause of the injury is, hip injuries require attention from the onset.

Major Causes Of Hip Injuries:

  • Arthritis
  • Inflamed tendons
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Hip fracture
  • Hip dislocation
  • Hip strain

Snapping hip syndrome is one of the less common causes of hip injuries that are commonly related to the dancers and other athletes.

If you have a pain in the hip joint that has been there for more than a week then you should consult the doctor right away. Prompt medical is required if you have pain along with swelling, tenderness, soreness, and difficulty in walking.

As these can be the signs of septic arthritis which can cause joint deformity and other issues, treatment is vital.

Treatment Options:

  • Cortisone injections and PRP injections
  • Physical therapy
  • stretches and strengthening exercises for hip pain
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Total Hip Replacement