Hip Injuries in Athletes
The hip joints are among the most stable joints in the body, but also are a common source of pain for athletes. Athletes in certain sports are particularly prone to hip injury, especially those involved in track or other running sports, soccer and dance. Any athlete, however, is at risk for hip injury from trauma or overuse.
Injury to the hip joint or any of the surrounding muscles, ligaments, bursae and tendons can lead to hip pain, soreness and stiffness.
Proper diagnosis is critical in treating hip pain or injury as treatments can be different depending on the specific underlying diagnosis. The UH Sports Medicine team has the depth of medical expertise to establish an accurate diagnosis and determine the best course of treatment to get you pain-free as fast as possible and back in the game.
Hip Conditions We Treat
- Hip dysplasia
- Snapping hip syndrome/Coxa Saltans/Dancer's hip
- Hip labral tears
- Hip impingement
- Hip flexor pain
- Tendon injuries
- Piriformis syndrome