Hip pain – diagnosis and management

At Chadstone Region Osteo, we commonly see patients complaining of pain around their hip region. Our hip joints are the biggest joint in our body, and carry a significant portion of our body weight. They are required for most of the movement that humans need to do (walking, bending, lifting, toileting etc). The joint itself (the bone and cartilage) is commonly a source of pain, however there are other tissues in the area which can also become irritated or injured, such as ligaments, tendons, labrum and bursae.

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