Hip, Groin & Thigh Injuries, Symptoms & Pain Treatments

Hip, Groin & Thigh Injuries

Ligament and muscle Injuries

SymptomsPain and inflammation, limited mobility.
Treatmentsmain focus is RICE – rest, ice, compression and elevation. Applies to all areas of the body.

Tendonitis or Bursitis

SymptomsExtreme pain while mobile.
TreatmentsSurgical therapies for chronic hip overuse injuries, Low-energy extracorporeal shock wave (ECSW) therapy.

Hip Pointer

SymptomsPainful, acute injury to the iliac crest of the pelvis. Treatment: ice, anti-inflammatory and pain medication, compression, and rest of the affected hip until symptoms improve.
TreatmentsGroin/thigh strain – Sudden sharp pain in the groin area. A pull, tear, or rupture to any of the adductor muscles. Treatment: cold therapy and compression to limit bleeding and swelling, groin support strapping, strengthening exercises.

Quadriceps Contusion

SymptomsBroken blood vessels, crushed muscle tissue.
TreatmentsIce, compression, elevated for 24-48 hours, limited movement.

Snappy Hip Syndrome

SymptomsSnapping sound or sensation when mobile can cause pain and weakness.
TreatmentsReduce or modify activity, ice, over-the-counter pain relievers.