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Hip Pain

Bearing the body’s weight

The hip is among the most stable joints in the body, but that doesn’t make it immune from discomfort or injury. After all, the hip supports much of the body’s weight, day in and day out, and because of that there are a number of conditions that can affect its performance.

Chief among the potential issues is arthritis. This can reveal itself slowly, as in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Or it can be more sudden, like traumatic arthritis resulting from an injury or fracture.

Beyond arthritis, other conditions affecting the hip are:

  • Avascular Necrosis – the loss of bone from insufficient blood supply
  • Bursitis – the bursa, a fluid filled sac that reduces friction, become inflamed
  • Hip Pointer – common in sports, a muscle in the hip is bruised or torn

The good news for those experiencing hip pain is the medical possibilities to fix hip problems have expanded greatly. A doctor may prescribe medication or physical therapy. If the injury is serious enough, or the discomfort is too much to bear, you may consider a knee replacement where parts of your existing hip are removed and replaced with an artificial one. 

The place for you

No matter your hip condition or treatment, Coral Gables will be your partner in recovery. Beyond our surgical expertise, characterized by nurses who will be by your side throughout your surgery and recovery, we also have the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, who will take their time in working to get you comfortable back on your feet.

I think our patients really appreciate the one-on-one time. They get a more hands-on experience.

- Katherine Kaliher, Rehabilitation Supervisor

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