Symptoms of a possible hip condition:

  • Pain in the groin area or along the outside of the hip
  • Discomfort and swelling in the thigh and knee
  • Limping or inability to walk comfortably on the affected side
  • Fever, redness or warmth in the hip area
  • Popping or snapping in the hip

Common conditions of the hip:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Hip fracture or dislocation
  • Tears to the labrum
  • Injury to the extensor tendons

Treatment Options and list

If you have any of the above or other symptoms, see an orthopedic surgeon. There are surgical and non-surgical treatment options depending on your condition, such as:

  • Steroid injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgical treatment such as a total hip replacement. If you have questions about total hip replacement, please refer to the joint replacement tab under conditions and services.