Hip Arthritis

About

Hip arthritis is the wearing or degeneration of the joint. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and traumatic arthritis.

Signs & Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of hip arthritis include localized pain, loss of motion and a feeling of stiffness, swelling around the joint, crackling or crunching when moving.

Treatment Options

  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Compression
  • Elevation
  • Movement

Hip Bursitis

About

Hip bursitis is caused by the result of repetitive injury to the bursa or the surrounding tendons. Common causes of bursitis include participating in athletic activities, repetitive strain injuries, “overload” injuries, or prolonged pressure.

Signs & Symptoms

Some signs and symptoms of hip bursitis include pain or a burning sensation in the hip, moderate to severe loss of range of motion, pain when moving the arms, weakness, tightness in the hip and localized swelling or redness of the hip.

Treatment Options

  • Avoiding activities that cause pain
  • Rest
  • Ice
  • Physical therapy
  • Anti-steroidal medications is highly recommended