A popping or snapping sound in your hip when walking or standing up can be a good indication that you have snapping hip. It is a painless condition that occurs when a tendon or muscle moves over a bony protrusion in your hip. Learn about ways to prevent this condition, and prevent it from becoming something worse.
When the muscles supporting the hip joint are stretched or torn, it causes a hip strain. Click the link below to learn more about the causes and treatment of hip strains.
Hip Conditioning Program
Follow this hip conditioning program to get you back to your daily routine after a hip injury or surgery. Use these stretches daily to increase muscle strength around your hip to prevent pain.
Bursitis is inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that cushions the hip joint. Learn the symptoms and risk factors of hip bursitis by clicking the link below.
A hip arthroscopy is a procedure that allows the doctor to observe the joint of the hip. To learn when a hip arthroscopy is recommended, click the link below.
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
In this condition the bones of the hip are abnormally shaped and don’t fit together, which causes damage to the joints due to the bones rubbing against each other in ways they shouldn’t. Learn more about the anatomy of this condition by clicking the link below.
Sports Hernia (Athletic Pubalgia)
Sports activities that involve a sudden change of direction and intense twisting movements can cause a tear in the soft tissue of the lower abdomen or groin called a sports hernia. Without treatment, this injury can result in chronic pain that prevents the athlete from recovering and returning to sports activities.