hipThe hip joint is the largest joint of the human body. It is complicated in order to allow a wide range of motion while still supporting the weight of the body and providing stability. It’s integration with the pelvis, Sacroiliac joint (SIJ) and lumbar spine (lower back) make it a complex region to correctly assess and treat.

Common injuries of the hip include:

• Femoral Acetabular impingement
• Fracture
• Groin strain
• Hamstring strain
• Bursitis
• Osteoarthritis (most common)
• Labrum injury
• Other forms of inflammatory arthritis e.g. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hip injuries in Kids can cause significant problems and early diagnosis and treatment is essential