The hip is a ball-and-socket joint that helps to facilitate leg movement and rotation. Damage to the hip joint or any of the surrounding muscles, ligaments, and tendons can lead to hip pain, soreness, and stiffness. The following peer-reviewed articles and videos explore common conditions that cause hip pain, as well as the steps required to get an accurate diagnosis, and treatment options.
Hip labral tears can sometimes be treated using nonsurgical treatments, such as rest, NSAIDs, physical therapy, and injections. Depending on the severity of the tear, surgery may be recommended right away.
Diagnosing snapping hip syndrome can be challenging, and often requires a physician rule out other conditions that may be affecting the patient.
Rest and physical therapy are common nonsurgical options for hip impingement treatment. Regenerative medicine treatments, like PRP and stem cell therapy, and surgery are also options.
Hip flexor pain is a common complaint among physically active people. Understanding the symptoms, muscle anatomy, and how the pain can develop may make identifying hip flexor pain easier.

The hip labrum is an important structure that helps to facilitate range of motion and preserve the hip's proper alignment.