Strained Hip Overview
Another name for Strained Hip is Hip Strain.
What is a hip strain?
A person with a hip strain has stretched or torn one of the muscles that move the hip joint.
What are the symptoms of a hip strain?
Symptoms of a hip strain include hip pain that worsens with movement of the hip. Additional symptoms of a hip sprain include bruising over the hip, muscle swelling, muscle tenderness, and difficulty walking.
How does the doctor treat a hip strain?
Treatment for a hip sprain includes rest, leg elevation, cold compresses, crutches, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain, and physical therapy.
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