For rapid diagnosis and treatment of hip pain, visit the Spring Orthopaedic Group clinic located in the South East of England in Brighton and Hove.
Hip Pain Diagnosis
Your symptoms of hip pain could be due to a number of factors however the most common hip pain conditions tend to be hip impingement, where a lump develops within the joint affecting it's smooth movement, inflammatory arthritis, trauma or tumours resulting in hip replacement surgery.
Hip Pain Treatment
Hip Replacement surgery is not generally the primary course of action. Initially you may be prescribed pain killers or glucosamine. It may also be necessary to change footwear and reduce stress on the hip joint, plus physiotherapy to strengthen the joint.