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With every step you take, your hips allow you flawless movement. But over time, the smooth ball-and-socket joint can get worn down, making your strides less graceful and decidedly more achy.

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If you’re experiencing hip pain, it may be coming from the iliac crest, which is part of your pelvis. Sometimes the cause is obvious, such as an injury to the area. But conditions such as arthritis and sciatica can also cause iliac crest pain.

The "pelvis" refers to your hip bones and all of the organs contained within them. Women have pelvic pain symptoms more often than men. Learn more.

In depth guide on causes, exercises, and stretches for hip pain. Also includes a discussion on the need for hip surgery.

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Hip pain caused by running can be due to injuries to several parts of your hips, such as the muscles and bones. Often, you can treat your symptoms at home, but severe injuries, such as a torn muscle, need to be treated by a doctor or surgeon.

Snapping hip syndrome is a snapping sensation in the hip that is caused by tight tendons passing over bones. It can be treated with stretching and other at-home approaches.

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Pain in the joints that connect your pelvis and tailbone is referred to as sacroiliac joint dysfunction. It’s often caused by arthritis. Sacroiliac joint pain can be treated with medications and physical therapy.

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Hip pointer is a painful bruise on the upper part of the hip bone (pelvis) that happens from a direct injury to the hip bone. It may bruise and swell up, and is treated with rest, ice and pain relievers.

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Understand hip joint stiffness symptoms, including 6 causes & common questions.

Hip pain can range from a mild annoyance to a constant ache to a severe discomfort. It can be caused by arthritis, bursitis, or may be referred pain from a back problem. Treatment ranges from taking NSAIDs to physical therapy to hip surgery.

A hip strain (or hip flexor strain) is when you overstretch or tear one of the muscles that allow you to lift your leg up at the hip joint. It can happen when you flex the thigh quickly and forcefully. It usually heals on its own.

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Developmental dysplasia of the hip affects infants and is when abnormal development of the hip joint causes instability and a predisposition to hip dislocation.

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Hip fractures are cracks in the top of the thigh bone (femur) where it meets the pelvis socket to form the hip joint. Risk factors include older age and female gender.

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This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of hip dislocation. Symptoms include severe, sudden-onset pain in the affected leg, pain that is worse when this leg is moved, an inability to bear weight on the leg and an appearance that the leg is shorter.

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Understand your hip pain symptoms with Buoy, including 10 causes and common questions concerning your hip pain.

Hip bursitis is the painful inflammation of the bursa sac, a fluid-filled sac near the hip joint that cushions tendons and ligaments. Find out how to treat and prevent it.

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There are many causes of hip lumps, from trauma from a fall to overuse injuries to skin conditions to nerve damage. Find out what's causing your hip pain and how to treat it.