Hip pain is a common complaint that can be caused by a wide variety of problems. Hip pain is the general term for pain felt in or around the hip joint. It isn’t always felt in the hip itself but may instead be felt in the groin or thigh. Depending on the condition that's causing the hip pain, one might feel the discomfort in:
• Inside of the hip joint
• Outside of the hip joint
HOW IS HIP PAIN DIAGNOSED?
A general physician would diagnose your pain by examining the swelling. If needed an X-ray or scan of the area can be done to examine the internal damage.
HOW IS HIP PAIN TREATED?
The treatment for Hip Pain predominantly depends on the cause of the pain and in most cases, Orthopedician/Homeopath will prescribe medication to relieve the pain and stiffness. However, severe hip pain/injury might require surgical intervention to repair the hip.
DID YOU KNOW?
An activity like swimming can be a very good remedy for Hip Pain.