Your hips help you balance your weight. When muscle and tendon strains, arthritis or a fall weakens the joint, your balance may be affected and increase your risk of hip dislocation. In older adults, falling is the leading cause of injury. In teens and active adults, sports-related injuries can damage the hips and pelvis. Having shallow hip sockets, called hip dysplasia, is a hereditary condition that may contribute to pain in the hips and cause wear and tear on your joints.
Hip specialists offer minimally invasive options to help relieve hip pain
Our doctors and orthopedic care teams offer many treatments for hip flexor muscle strain, bursitis, labral tear, joint impingement, hip dislocation and bone fractures, including:
- Hip replacement surgery
- Medication therapy
- Minimally invasive, outpatient surgery
- Non-surgical injections
- Rehabilitation and recovery
- Exercise physiology and sports performance
If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.
Getting the right care at the right time is critical for your health. If you’re looking for a second opinion from a hip specialist, we can help match you with the right orthopedic surgeon. Ask if a virtual visit is an option for your second opinion appointment.
Total hip replacement with orthopedic rehabilitation and recovery care
As part of our hip replacement program, physical therapists and occupational therapists at Ascension rehabilitation sites of care provide orthopedic rehabilitation. Soon after your hip surgery, our care team starts physical therapy as part of your recovery plan. Our nurses and therapists work with you to help strengthen your muscles. We provide extended care options from home health care and inpatient rehabilitation units to skilled nursing facilities. Throughout your recovery, our outpatient physical therapy clinics are here to help you manage your pain and increase your strength and flexibility.