Understanding and Managing Hip Pain in the Active Patient

Hip pain is very common. I see it everyday in my clinic. Previously active patients are finding it harder and harder to do the activities they love because of hip problems. It affects people across all age groups and activity levels. Does running bother you? What about climbing stairs, flexing at the hip, or getting in a low chair? All of these can be the first tell-tale signs of a hip problem. With knee pain there are a multitude of different treatment options; from injections to arthroscopic procedures. However, until recently there have not been the same variety of excellent options to treat hip pain.

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