Common Hip Injuries
Hip injuries are extremely common in people of all ages. Children, teens and young adults who participate in sports run a great risk of hip injuries. Senior citizens are also prone to hip injuries due to falls because bone density decreases with age as does joint elasticity. People who carry too much weight are susceptible to hip injuries, too, due to the excessive pressure on the hip.
- Labral tear
- Iliopsoas impingement and snapping hip
- Femoroacetabular impingement
- Traumatic subluxation and dislocation
- Stress fracture
- Muscle strain
- Osteitis pubis
Let’s talk a closer look at each one of these, focusing on some of the more common causes and symptoms.