The ball-and-socket hip joint requires both strength and flexibility to allow us to walk, run, jump and bend properly. While a healthy hip typically takes quite a bit of force to become seriously injured, overuse injuries and degenerative disease are quite common for all ages. The orthopaedic hip specialists at Capital Orthopaedics provide a range of nonsurgical and surgical procedures – such as minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery and hip replacement – to treat hip pain.
The hip is composed of bone, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and muscles that work together to support our body weight. Degenerative disease, trauma and overuse can all lead to hip pain.
While not all sources of hip pain can be avoided, there are things you can do to help prevent chronic pain. These include:
If you are suffering from joint or tissue pain, call the offices of Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine today or use the convenient online tool to request an appointment.