Hip Pain

Regional Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center

General Orthopedics and Sports Medicine located in Waxahachie, TX & Hillsboro, TX

Up to 40% of active adults experience hip pain today. If hip pain disrupts your daily activities, it’s time to find out what’s causing it and treat the underlying issue. At Regional Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, with offices in Waxahachie and Hillsboro, Texas, you’ll find all-encompassing hip pain solutions, from physical therapy to hip replacement. Experienced orthopedic surgeon Robert Roye, MD, and his skilled team are ready to help you reclaim your mobility, so call the office nearest you or book online now.

Hip Pain Q & A

When should I see a doctor about hip pain?

If your hip pain changes the way you live, it's time to call Regional Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center for help. Some of the signs that hip pain is affecting your quality of life can include:

  • Limping
  • Avoiding physical activity
  • Sleeping in uncomfortable positions to avoid hip pain
  • Relying heavily on pain medication
  • Missing out on social activities
  • Feeling depressed or frustrated 

Hip pain doesn't have to be severe to cause problems in your life, either. Whether you have oppressive, constant pain or occasional discomfort and stiffness, hip pain isn't a problem you have to live with anymore. 

What causes hip pain?

There are many conditions that can lead to hip pain, with some common examples including: 

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Post-traumatic arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Fractures
  • Labral tears
  • Tendinitis
  • Bony growths in the hip joint (femoroacetabular impingement)

If you’re dealing with ongoing hip pain, it’s very likely that you have an acute injury or chronic condition that requires treatment. The Regional Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center team can assess your discomfort and find an ideal treatment path for you.

How is hip pain diagnosed?

Hip pain diagnosis starts with a thorough medical history, with particular focus on your history of hip problems or injuries. The team normally uses a variety of imaging equipment, including X-rays, diagnostic ultrasound, CT scan, and MRI, to view the areas inside and around your hip.

After compiling all the information, the team can diagnose your hip pain trigger and then formulate an appropriate treatment plan based on that. 

How is hip pain treated?

Hip pain treatment normally begins with nonoperative care, such as:

  • Physical therapy
  • Medication
  • Mobility devices
  • Back brace
  • Steroid joint injections
  • Orthobiologic treatments
  • Joint fluid aspiration

If nonsurgical treatments don’t help with your hip pain, you could need surgery. In cases of severe joint damage or wear-and-tear, a hip replacement can give you a new synthetic joint to eliminate your pain.

For hip fractures, your surgeon can perform a hip repair procedure in which they use pins and screws to stabilize your bone from the inside. 

Regional Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center is here to guide you through diagnosis and treatment. They’ll do everything in their power to give you a better quality of life. If you’re experiencing hip pain, call the office nearest you or click the provided link now.