Hip, Groin & Thigh Injuries, Symptoms & Pain Treatments

Hip, Groin & Thigh Injuries

Ligament and muscle Injuries

Symptoms Pain and inflammation, limited mobility.
Treatments main focus is RICE – rest, ice, compression and elevation. Applies to all areas of the body.

Tendonitis or Bursitis

Symptoms Extreme pain while mobile.
Treatments Surgical therapies for chronic hip overuse injuries, Low-energy extracorporeal shock wave (ECSW) therapy.

Hip Pointer

Symptoms Painful, 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.
Treatments Groin/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

Symptoms Broken blood vessels, crushed muscle tissue.
Treatments Ice, compression, elevated for 24-48 hours, limited movement.

Snappy Hip Syndrome

Symptoms Snapping sound or sensation when mobile can cause pain and weakness.
Treatments Reduce or modify activity, ice, over-the-counter pain relievers.