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Different Types of Hip Injuries

Different Types of Hip Injuries

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
The hips are one of the strongest parts of the human body and serve a crucial role in keeping us on our feet.

How Chiropractic Care Can Worsen Your Hip Pain

How Chiropractic Care Can Worsen Your Hip Pain

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
When you’re experiencing moderate to severe hip pain, you just want the hurting to stop. So, in an effort to avoid surgery, you may try all sorts of alternative treatments.

Doctors' Tips and Tricks for Relieving Hip Pain

Doctors' Tips and Tricks for Relieving Hip Pain

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Hip pain can affect daily life, making it difficult to walk, climb stairs, bend over, or even sit down comfortably.

Orthopedic Tests for Hip and Pelvic Problems

Orthopedic Tests for Hip and Pelvic Problems

by Holly (SU)
Pain of the hip and pelvic area is one of the most frequent types of joint pain seen by orthopedic doctors.

Recovering from My Broken Hip

Recovering from My Broken Hip

by Shearly (SU)
Getting a broken hip is like slamming the brake pedal on your life. The recovery process may take months and will likely require making accommodations in your plans. While recovering from a broken hip can take a while, there are many things you can do to make the recovery period go well.

Tackling Long-Term Chronic Pain with Your Orthopedic Team

Tackling Long-Term Chronic Pain with Your Orthopedic Team

by Holly (SU)
Pain is no fun, but do you know what’s worse than pain? Chronic pain.

Proper Sports Techniques to Prevent Hip Pain

Proper Sports Techniques to Prevent Hip Pain

by Stephanie Meadows
The hip joint is one the large joints of the body and serves in movement as the thigh moves forward and backward. The hip joint also rotates when sitting and with changes of direction when walking. The hip joint is where the ball of the thigh bone (femur) joins the pelvis at a socket called the acetabulum. There is cartilage covering both the bone of the femur and the acetabulum of the pelvis in the hip joint. A joint lining tissue, called synovium, surrounds the hip joint. The synovium tissue produces fluid that lubricates the joint and provides nutrients to the cartilage of the joint.