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Treatment Plans

for common hip conditions

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We have treatment advice for the conditions shown below. Each section displays the commonly affected area and the Signs & Symptoms for that condition.

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OA Hip​

affected area
Common Signs & Symptoms
  • Pain in groin that can spread towards buttocks.
  • Common to also experience thigh and knee pain.
  • Pain on walking, stairs, prolonged weight bearing.
  • Stiffness for less than 30 minutes after being inactive.
  • Reduced movement.
  • Crepitus and pain on movement.
  • ReducedaUnable to touch feet. movement.
  • Difficulty putting on shoes and socks.

Lateral Hip Pain

affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Pain over outside of hip.
  • Worse on walking/ Standing.
  • Pain with lifting leg to side.
  • Pain with pressing on side of hip bone.
  • Pain when lying on side and sitting.
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Anterior Hip Pain

affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Deep pain at front of Hip and Groin.
  • Can occur due to Injury or
  • Can occur gradually due to overuse.
  • Pain with prolonged sitting/ walking/ crossed legs/ during sports and exercise.
  • Pain intermittent and brought on with movement.
  • Decreased hip flexion and rotation.
  • Common age is with under 45 year olds.
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Posterior Hip Pain

affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Pain in Buttock.
  • Pain may be referred from lower back or pelvic joints.
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Post THR Pain

affected area
Signs & Symptoms
  • Total Hip replacement surgery within the previous 6 months.
  • Pain in buttock or on outside of hip.
  • Lacking strength in hip muscles.
Seek medical help if:
  • night pain, fever, sweats, severe pain, leg giving way

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