Hip pain is common problem, and it can be confusing because there are many causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem. If you have hip pain, some common causes include:
Arthritis, among the most frequent causes of hip pain, and there are many treatments available. If conservative treatments fail, hip replacement surgery is an option. Trochanteric Bursitis,which is an extremely common problem that causes inflammation of the bursa over the outside of the hip joint.
Tendonistis which occur in any of the tendons that surround the hip joint. Osteonecrosis is a condition that occurs when blood flow to an area of bone is restricted. If an inadequate amount of blood flow reaches the bone, the cells will die and the bone may collapse. One of the most common places for osteonecrosis to occur is in the hip joint.
Lumbar Pain,Many back and spine problems can cause symptoms around the buttocks and hip. The most common problems that refer pain to the hip region are herniated discs and sciatica.
Hip fractures are most common in elderly patients with osteoporosis. Treatment of broken hips requires surgery to either replace the broken portion or repair it with a metal plate and screws.
What are the treatment for Hip Pain?
Treatment depend on the conditions of individual,you should seek Orthopaedic advise, some treatments include surgery or medication, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, commonly referred to as NSAIDs, are some of the most frequently prescribed medications, especially for patients with hip pain caused by problems such as arthritis, bursitis, and tendonitis.
There are different treatments depending on condition which Dr.Kevin yip will advise during the consultation, if there is a need for a treatment or surgery. For an appointment with Dr.Kevin yip please call (+65) 6471 2691 or sms (+65) 91377787(24 hours).