Arthritis

Hip Pain Causes

Arthritis

  • Among most common cause of hip pain.
  • Non-surgical treatment includes: physical medicine modalities, medications, injections.​
  • Surgical treatment can include total hip replacement.​

Arthritis

Trochanteric Bursitis

  • Common problem that causes inflammation of the bursa​
  • Non-surgical treatment includes: physical medicine modalities, medications, injections, drainage.
  • Surgery is rarely needed for this condition.​

Trochanteric Bursitis

Tendonitis

  • Can occur in any of the tendons that surround the hip joint.​
  • Most commonly affects the iliotibial band (IT band).​
  • Non-surgical treatment includes: physical medicine modalities, medications, rest, bracing or splintsing​

hip Tendonitis

Osteonecrosis

  • It occurs when the blood flow to the bone site is restricted.​
  • If the blood flow is restricted, the cells will die and the bone will collapse.​
  • Non-surgical treatments can include crutches and medications.​
  • Surgical treatment can include decompression and vascularized bone grafting and total hip replacement.​


osteonecrosis

Referred pain from lower back

  • Most common causes are herniated discs and sciatica​

Muscle strains

  • Non-surgical treatments can include: physical medicine modalities, medications.​
  • Surgical treatments are available for more serious sprains that can lead to instability.​

Muscle strains

Snapping hip syndrome

  • Refers to 3 distinct types of hip problems:​

–IT band snaps over the outside of the thigh (iliotibial snap).

–Deep hip flexor snaps over the front of the hip joint (iliopsas snap).

–Tears of the cartilage or labrum around the hip socket can cause the snapping sensation (hip labral tear).​

  • Treatment may include: medications, cortisone injection and/or physical medicine modalities.
  • Surgery is rarely necessary and reserved for those who have failed conservative treatments.​

Snapping hip syndrome

Hip fracture

  • Most common in the elderly with osteoporosis due to a fall.​
  • Can also be caused by tumor, infection or pathologic fracture. ​
  • Femoral neck fracatures​
  • Intertrochanteric hip fractures​
  • Acetabular fracatures​


Hip fracture

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