As you would expect from a joint as significant and essential as the hip, many difficulties can arise. The following injuries and disabilities are among the most common.
In athletes and persons who do weight training, Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are two of the most common. Arthritis inflames the hip joint and breaks down the cartilage cushioning the hip bones. Arthritis limits joint movement and produces pain.
These contusions, bruises, come from a direct blow to the outside of your hip that causes fractures of the hip.
Stress Fractures of the Hip
These hip labral tear occurs, the joint pinches a piece of the labrum causing pain and a feeling of catching.
Doctors call this condition Osteitis Pubis may be due to the repetitive pulling of muscles over the front of the hip joint. Pain resulting from this is usually related to activity.
Traumatic Hip Subluxation & Dislocation
The osteonecrosis, this condition occurs if the flow of blood to the hip bones slows, causing the death of bone tissue. It can happen in other bones as well, but it often occurs in the hip. The necrosis can occur because of a fracture, dislocation, or long-term use of steroids.