Hip pain symptoms you need to know

Hip pain is the most frequently occurring hip pain that is caused by several reasons, hip pain is usually reported on the outer part of your hip, upper thighs. The pain is usually experienced by damaged muscles, ligaments  and torn and other soft tissues covering the hip joint

The hip joint can support and tolerates repetitive movements and a generous amount of use. The hip joint is comprised of a ball and socket that is considered the body’s largest joint fixed together in a manner that facilitates fluid movement

Whenever the hip joint is used such as running, walking a soft pad of cartilage aids in reducing the friction among the hip bone that motions in its socket

Regardless of the stamina of the hip joint it cannot be said it is eternal, with excessive use and age the muscles and tendons in the hip joint can get worn and the bones might break due to sudden fall or injuries resulting in severe hip pain

Causes of hip pain

If your hips are inflamed, it might be because of any of these conditions

Arthritis

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are the most reported source of hip pain, particularly in aged people. Arthritis causes inflammation of the hip joint and damage of the cartilage that protects the hip bone from friction. The candidates experiencing arthritis also complain for rigidity in the hip joint and decreased range of motion

Hip fractures

As the age increases the bones lose calcium and become easily breakable, hence with a fall or aggressive movements the bones break and causing severe hip pain

Bursitis;

Are also called bursae that are cushions  filled with liquid placed between the bones, muscles and tendons. These sacs are responsible for avoiding friction caused by repetitive use of the tissues, when the bursae get inflamed results in hip pain

Other causes of the hip pain might include

Tendinitis

Muscles or tendon spasm

Hip labial tears

Cancers

Symptoms of Hip Pain

Along with the hip pain you might also experience pain in yours;

  • Thighs
  • Interior of the hip joint
  • Groin area
  • Exterior of the hip joint
  • Buttocks

In the condition of arthritis the hip pain can get worse with activities, as well as reduced range of motion and limp in walking

Hip Pain Treatment

Stem cell and PRP therapy

Stem cell therapy and platelet rich plasma therapy has been proven the best alternative to hip surgery reducing hip pain within a very short period of time and allows the patient to carry on with the daily activities soon after

Exercise and physical therapy

Physiotherapy and light workout session are the most beneficial way to release spasm and increase range of motion of the hip pain

Medications

This may include anti inflammatory drugs, over the counter pain killers and steroid injections

Hip surgery

Hip surgery is the option when all the other traditional treatments have failed, though it Is very painful and requires a lot of recovery time