Hip Conditions

  • Hip Pain

    Hip Pain

    Hip pain, one of the common complaints, may not always be felt precisely over the hip joint rather in and around the hip joint. The cause for pain is multifactorial and the exact position of your hip pain suggests the probable cause or underlying condition causing it.

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  • Hip Ligament Injuries

    Hip Ligament Injuries

    Injuries to the hip ligaments are commonly called a hip sprain and can range from minor tears of the ligaments to more serious injuries involving the hip muscles, tendons or bone.

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  • Avulsion Fractures of the Pelvis

    Avulsion Fractures of the Pelvis

    Avulsion fractures of the pelvis is an injury that occurs when a tendon or ligament pulls off a piece of bone from the hip. This results in a part of the pelvic (hip) bone breaking away from the main part of the bone.

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  • Hip Injury

    Hip Injury

    This is an injury to the labrum, the cartilage that surrounds the outside rim of your hip joint socket. A tear in the labrum of the hip can result from traumatic injury, such as a motor vehicle accident or from participating in sports such as football, soccer, basketball, and skiing.

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  • Stem Cell Therapy for Hip Injuries

    Stem Cell Therapy for Hip Injuries

    Stem cell therapy is a form of regenerative medicine that utilizes the body’s natural healing mechanism to treat various conditions.

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  • Pelvic Fractures

    Pelvic Fractures

    A pelvic fracture is a condition that occurs due to the breakage of the pelvic bone. It may cause damage to the internal organs, nerves and blood vessels associated with the pelvic region.

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  • Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular Necrosis

    Avascular necrosis, also called osteonecrosis, is a condition in which bone death occurs because of inadequate blood supply to it. Lack of blood flow may occur when there is a fracture in the bone or a joint dislocation that may damage nearby blood vessels. Hip joint is most commonly affected; however, the knee and shoulder may also be involved.

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  • Hip Abductor Tears

    Hip Abductor Tears

    Hip abductors are a major group of muscles found in the buttocks. It includes the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and tensor fascia lata muscles.

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  • Hip Pointer

    Hip Pointer

    A hip pointer can be treated with rest, applying ice packs immediately after the injury to reduce pain and inflammation, bandages to reduce the swelling, and by elevating your hip over a pillow. Your doctor may prescribe NSAIDs to help with the pain and inflammation. You may return to sports slowly after complete healing.

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  • Hip Osteonecrosis

    Hip Osteonecrosis

    Hip osteonecrosis occurs due to disruption of the blood supply to the highest part of the thigh bone (femoral head). Due to lack of nourishment, the bone tissue of the femoral head dies and gradually collapses, which may further lead to degeneration of the underlying cartilage.

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  • Hip Fracture

    Hip Fracture

    A hip fracture is a break that occurs near the hip in the upper part of the femur or thighbone. The thighbone has two bony processes on the upper part - the greater and lesser trochanters. The lesser trochanter projects from the base of the femoral neck on the back of the thighbone.

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  • Hip Dislocation

    Hip Dislocation

    Hip dislocation can be caused by injuries from motor vehicle accidents or severe falls.

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  • Hip Labral Tear

    Hip Labral Tear

    A hip labral tear is an injury to the labrum, the cartilage that surrounds the outside rim of your hip joint socket.

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  • Hip Instability

    Hip Instabilityr

    Injury or damage to these structures can lead to a condition called hip instability when the joint becomes unstable.

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  • Snapping Hip Syndrome

    Snapping Hip Syndrome

    Snapping hip syndrome is a condition in which you hear or feel a snapping sound in the hip when you swing your legs, run, walk or get up from a chair. The sound can be experienced in the back, front or side of the hip.

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  • Muscle Strains

    Muscle Strains

    A tear in the muscle fibers caused by either a fall or direct blow to the muscle, overstretching and overuse injury is called a strain. Muscle strains often occur in the hip region whenever a muscle contracts suddenly from its stretched position.

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  • Hip Bursitis

    Hip bursitis

    Hip bursitis is a painful condition caused by the inflammation of a bursa in the hip. Bursae are fluid-filled sacs present in the joints between bone and soft tissue to reduce friction and provide cushioning during movement.

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  • Femoroacetabular Impingement

    Femoroacetabular Impingement

    Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition characterized by excessive friction in the hip joint from the presence of bony irregularities. These cause pain and decreased range of hip motion.

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  • Gluteus Medius Tear

    Gluteus Medius Tear

    A gluteus medius tear is the partial or complete rupture of the gluteus medius muscle due to severe muscle strain. Gluteus medius tears often occur at the tendinous attachment to the greater trochanter of the femur bone.

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  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip

    Osteoarthritis of the Hip

    Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in the elderly. This disease affects the tissue covering the ends of bones in a joint called cartilage.

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  • Developmental Dysplasia

    Developmental Dysplasia

    Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) or hip dysplasia is a condition that is seen in infants and young children because of developmental problems in the hip joint.

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  • Hip Tendonitis

    Hip Tendonitis

    Tendons are strong connective tissue structures that connect muscle to bone. Hip tendonitis is a condition associated with degeneration of the hip tendons.

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