Hip pain can be caused by age related changes, by a fall, an injury or through repetitive activities. As one of the largest joints in the body injuries to the hip joint can result in significant limitations to your mobility and day to day activities.
Depending on the condition that’s causing your hip pain, you might feel the discomfort in your:
- inside or outside of the hip joint
Sometimes pain from other areas of the body, such as the back or groin can radiate to the hip.
It's important to keep joints moving, even when you're dealing with pain from age related changes or an overuse injury.
If your symptoms are not improving within six weeks of starting exercises, please contact Physio Advice Line on 0300 555 0210.
It is important to see your GP if :
- Your hip pain came on following a fall or trauma.
- You are unable to weight bear through your affected leg.
These joint-friendly exercises can help keep you active, please click the image below to download, save or print our leaflet.
Our playlist of videos below demonstrates the exercises that will help you manage your hip pain. Please watch the introductory animation at the beginning of the playlist before you start.
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