Do you have pain on the outside of your hip?
Is your hip pain worse during activities such as running, getting out of the car or climbing the stairs?
Is your hip painful in bed at night?
Does the pain spread down your thigh?
If you answered yes to these questions, you may have bursitis. Bursitis is a painful condition that affects the small, fluid-filled sacs, called bursae that cushion the bones, tendons, and muscles near your joints. Bursitis occurs when bursae become inflamed. This can be due to trauma such as a fall on to the hip, overuse injury, boney spurs or tight muscles.
As hip pain can be caused by a number of different things including:
Your Chiropractor will perform a thorough case history and examination at your initial appointment to determine the most likely cause of your hip pain and provide you with recommendations to get the best results.