Hip pain is a common cause of functional disability that affects almost 50% of aging adults. It can affect each patient differently and may have varying signs and symptoms. Typically, mild hip aches may be caused by non-threatening conditions, such as poor posture or altered gait.
Fortunately, these conditions may be corrected with therapy and rest, which can eventually help treat temporary hip pain. However, some causes of hip discomfort may not go away on their own. These include the following:
Getting diagnosed with one of these diseases does not automatically mean that you require surgery. There are several non-surgical methods that can help manage your pain so that you can get back to your active life. Learn more about them below.
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