Arthritis in the Hip

Hip arthritis is inflammation in the hip joint, typically caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis.

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Hip Bursitis

Hip bursitis occurs when the bursa (iliopsoas bursa) on the groin side of the hip becomes irritated and inflamed. The pain is localized to the groin but called hip bursitis.

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Hip Dislocations

A hip dislocation occurs when the femur (thighbone) is forced out of the hip socket in the pelvis.

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Hip Flexor Tear or Strain

A hip flexor tear or strain is an injury to the muscles in the hip. The hip flexors are the group of muscles, including the iliacus and psoas major muscles (iliopsoas) as well as the rectus femoris (part of quadriceps).

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Hip Fractures

A hip fracture is a break in the upper part of the thigh (femur) bone. Typically caused by a fall or direct blow to the hip, a broken hip usually requires surgery to repair.

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Femoroacetabular (Hip) Impingement

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), hip impingement, is a condition where new bone grows along the bones that form the hip joint. The new bones don’t fit together properly, causing them to rub against each other that gradually damages the joint.

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Hip Labral Tear or Strain

A hip labral tear or strain is an injury to the ring of cartilage (labrum) that runs along the outside rim of the hip joint socket. The labrum cushions the hip joint, as well as helps hold the top of the thighbone in the hip socket.

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Hip Strains or Sprains

A hip strain or sprain occurs when a muscle or ligament that supports the hip is torn or stretched beyond its limit. The hip anchors many muscles in the body, so the abdomen, buttocks and legs may also be affected by the hip strain or sprain.

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Tendonitis in the Hip

Hip tendonitis (tendinitis) is inflammation and degeneration in the tendons, the thick cords that attach muscle to the hip bone.

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