Hip

Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis)

 

This is an irritation or swelling of the trochanteric bursa. This small, fluid-filled sac is found on the outer side of the femur. It acts as a cushion for the iliotibial band, a thick tendon in your leg.

Labral Tear of the Hip (Acetabular Labrum Tear)

 

If your hip joint hurts, or if it catches or clicks when you move your leg, you may have a torn labrum. That's a rim of tissue that surrounds the hip's socket. It helps to deepen the socket and cushion the joint. A torn labrum can keep the hip joint from working smoothly.

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

 

This type of arthritis, also called "degenerative joint disease," is a breakdown of the cartilage in your hip joint. As this protective cartilage wears away, bone rubs against bone. Bony growths called "bone spurs" may form in the joint. Pain from osteoarthritis can keep you from being as active as you like.

Specialists

Colin M. Kingston, M.D.

Colin M. Kingston, M.D.

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Michael E. Higgins, M.D.

Michael E. Higgins, M.D.

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John J. McCarthy III, M.D.

John J. McCarthy III, M.D.

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Amanda Watkins, P.A.-C.

Amanda Watkins, P.A.-C.

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Hip Conditions

Bursitis of the Hip (Trochanteric Bursitis) Labral Tear of the Hip (Acetabular Labrum Tear) Osteoarthritis of the Hip