- muscle tightness
- rheumatoid arthritis
- fracture, as from a fall
- stress fracture from overuse
- muscular imbalance
- hip bursitis
- torn labrum
- bony problems in children, such as avascular necrosis or slipped epiphysis
- referred pain from the knee or from a hernia
- fibrous dysplasia
Hip pain may be merely a passing problem, or it may indicate a serious underlying disease. Contact a doctor right away to receive proper advice and diagnosis.
Can you think of any other possible causes of hip pain?