The pain is most commonly felt in the groin area, especially after either an extended period of non-movement (e.g. sitting) or movement (e.g. walking).
The pain can be experienced as a dull, throbbing pain or a sharp, popping sensation.
There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, which is a general term used to describe the deterioration of a joint. Typically joints are covered with a smooth hyaline cartilage which allows for pain free motion of the joint.
A general ache or pain around the hip, including the groin, knee, outer thigh, or gluteus.
Pain or stiffness of the hip that is more pronounced after sitting, resting, or lying down, but improves with activity and movement.
Pain in the hip joint that leads to a limp or more painful walking.
A hip fracture occurs when there is a break in the upper part of the femur bone. There are three primary types of hip fractures: intracapsular fractures, intertrochanteric fractures, and subtrochanteric fractures.