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These are areas of tightness and tenderness in the muscles around the hip joint that can cause pain and limit movement. They may be caused by overuse, injury, stress, or poor posture.
This is a condition where the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back to the leg, is compressed or irritated by a muscle, inflammation, herniated disc, bone spur or other problem. This can cause pain, numbness and tingling in the hip, buttock, and leg.
This is a condition where the piriformis muscle, which runs from the lower spine to the upper thigh bone, spasms and irritates the sciatic nerve. This can cause pain and numbness in the hip and leg.
This is a loss of sensation or feeling in part or all the leg. It may be caused by nerve irritation or damage, injury, infection, diabetes, or other conditions that affect blood flow to the leg.
This is an injury to one or more of the muscles or tendons at the back of the thigh that help bend the knee and extend the hip. It may be caused by overstretching, tearing, or pulling of these tissues during sports or physical activity.
This is a condition where the iliotibial band, a thick band of tissue that runs from the hip to the knee along the outer side of the thigh, becomes inflamed and rubs against the femur (thigh bone).
A condition that causes pain and stiffness in the hip joint due to wear and tear of the cartilage that cushions the bones. It is also known as osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease.
Hip impingement can cause groin pain, stiffness, and reduced range of motion of the hip. It can be caused by congenital (present at birth) or acquired (developed over time) factors that affect the shape or alignment of the hip bones.
A condition that causes pain and swelling on the side of the hip, where a fluid-filled sac (bursa) becomes inflamed due to friction or pressure. It can be caused by overuse, injury, or infection.
A condition that causes pain in the front of the hip or groin, where a muscle group (iliopsoas) that flexes the hip becomes strained or irritated. It can be caused by overuse, trauma, or poor posture.
A condition that causes pain in the buttocks, where a muscle group (gluteal) that extends and rotates the hip becomes sore or injured. It can be caused by overuse, trauma, or nerve compression.
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