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Hip Joint Pain
Hip joint pain is a common complaint and has many possible causes. The hip joint is one of the most stable joints in the body, but since it bears your weight, it is more likely to develop issues related to age, weight and several other factors.
The board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedists at Norton Orthopedic Institute are innovators in nonsurgical treatments and minimally invasive surgeries that can get you back to your active life faster and with less pain.
More patients in Louisville choose Norton Orthopedic Institute than any other provider to help them resume the activities they love. Hip Pain Causes
Hip pain can be triggered by injury or develop slowly as a symptom of a medical condition. Depending on the cause, pain may be mild to severe and may respond to a variety of treatments.
Medical conditions that cause hip pain include: Arthritis – Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis cause irritation, pain and stiffness in the hip joint.
Bursitis – This occurs when the fluid-filled sac around the joint becomes inflamed. Tendinitis – Irritation or inflammation of the tendons in the pelvis can cause hip pain. Pinched nerve – Conditions like sciatica can create pain in the hip. Referred pain – Sometimes […]