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Common Hip Problems and Tips to Ease Hip Pain

Joints

Human joints can withstand a lot of wear through the years, but injury and diseases can create havoc within the joint. Hip pain can be especially hard because of the mobility issues. Dislocation, fractures and strains can all affect the area. The hip is a ball-in-socket joint that is part of the pelvic bone.

Hip Dislocation

Usually caused by a traumatic injury, the ball, or head of the femur bone, is forced out of the hip bone, either forward or backward. The posterior dislocation is the more common of the two, often due to a knee hitting a dashboard during a collision, forcing the femur backwards.

Hip Dislocation

Hip Fracture

Treatment will depend if the break is within the socket or in the upper quarter of the femur...

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