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With every step you take, your hips allow you flawless movement. But over time, the smooth ball-and-socket joint can get worn down, making your strides less graceful and decidedly more achy.

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Iliopsoas bursitis is an inflammation of the iliopsoas bursa. It is a large sac with fibrous connective tissue that is on the inside of the thigh in the groin area. It often will get better on its own with rest and physical therapy.
Hip pain can range from a mild annoyance to a constant ache to a severe discomfort. It can be caused by arthritis, bursitis, or may be referred pain from a back problem. Treatment ranges from taking NSAIDs to physical therapy to hip surgery.
Snapping hip syndrome is a snapping sensation in the hip that is caused by tight tendons passing over bones. It can be treated with stretching and other at-home approaches.
Hip bursitis is the painful inflammation of the bursa sac, a fluid-filled sac near the hip joint that cushions tendons and ligaments. Find out how to treat and prevent it.
There are many causes of hip lumps, from trauma from a fall to overuse injuries to skin conditions to nerve damage. Find out what's causing your hip pain and how to treat it.
The greater trochanter is the larger of two bony knobs at the top of your thigh bone. The bursa is cushioning between the bones. Overuse, trauma, or infection can lead to inflammation of the bursa—and pain. Treatment options Include self-care, corticosteroid injection, physical therapy, and surgery.
A hip strain (or hip flexor strain) is when you overstretch or tear one of the muscles that allow you to lift your leg up at the hip joint. It can happen when you flex the thigh quickly and forcefully. It usually heals on its own.
Understand your hip pain symptoms with Buoy, including 10 causes and common questions concerning your hip pain.
This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of hip dislocation. Symptoms include severe, sudden-onset pain in the affected leg, pain that is worse when this leg is moved, an inability to bear weight on the leg and an appearance that the leg is shorter.
Pain in the joints that connect your pelvis and tailbone is referred to as sacroiliac joint dysfunction. It’s often caused by arthritis. Sacroiliac joint pain can be treated with medications and physical therapy.
Back pain that shoots down through the butt and to your leg is also called sciatica. It can be caused by damage to the disks, a narrowing of the spine, or other issues. Learn how to identify the causes and how to treat it.
In depth guide on causes, exercises, and stretches for hip pain. Also includes a discussion on the need for hip surgery.