What is Hip & Thigh Pain?

  • Frequently caused by fractures or arthritis
  • Pain may exhibit itself in areas other than hip and thigh
  • Conservative therapy and minimally invasive surgery are effective treatments

Hip and thigh pain are experienced by a large percentage of the population. Fractures, disease such as arthritis and injuries such as tears and dislocations are common causes of hip and thigh pain. Hip pain may exhibit itself in the hip, the groin or in the thigh or knee, depending on the exact location of the problem. Effective conservative treatments include avoiding activities that cause pain, sleep on the side that does cause pain, take over-the-counter pain medications, lose weight, wear flat comfortable shoes. Evaluation by Lumin OrthoCARE hip and thigh specialists may be appropriate if you suffer a fall or injury that causes extreme pain, results in hip deformity or causes you to be unable to move your hip or put any weight on your leg. Our experts have successfully treated thousands of patients with minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Our Treatment Approach

At Lumin OrthoCARE we always investigate conservative treatment first. Exercise, therapy, over-the-counter pain medications, anti-inflammatory medications, muscle relaxers, ice packs and moist heat are some examples of conservative treatment. If the most conservative approaches are not effective in relieving pain, our pain specialists may recommend injections to block the pain and reduce inflammation. In the event conservative treatment is not the best course of action, Lumin OrthoCARE neck and back specialists are experts in a variety of minimally-invasive surgical techniques enabling patients to recovery faster and with less pain.

Causes

  • Falls
  • Fractures
  • Infection
  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Tears
  • Hamstring
  • Impingement
  • Hip flexor strain

Symptoms

Where you feel pain in your hip and thigh and where the source of that pain is located are not always the same. If you are experiencing pain, discomfort or reduced range of motion in your hip or thigh, an expert diagnosis can be the best way to combat further injury and discomfort. Fortunately, many ailments can be treated without surgery — take the first step and let us help you find the treatment that is right for you.

  • Pain in or around the hip or thigh
  • Inability to move the hip
  • Inability to put weight on the leg
  • Stiffness
  • Soreness