Hip pain is a common part of aging but can also happen due to overuse or injury. This may be due to a particular event or a compensation for pain in another part of the body. Despite being a normal part of aging, a pain free experience can be achieved at any stage of life.
Symptoms typically feel pain in the groin but may cause pain down the leg or around to the outside of the hip, this can be aching, burning, sharp, pins and needles, swelling and/or stiffness . Often the pain is associated with movement, there may also be clicking and popping that can be associated with the pain.
Treatment will involve identifying the cause for the pain, manipulation, mobilisation and exercises to maintain the improvements achieved in the treatment sessions.