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Hip Tendonitis


Hip Tendonitis Specialist

People with degenerating hip tendons are at a higher risk of hip tendonitis, a medical condition mainly caused due to strain on the tendons because of overuse or biomechanical problems. Fellowship‐trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kelechi Okoroha provides diagnosis and individualized non‐surgical and surgical management for hip tendonitis in Detroit. Contact Dr. Okoroha’s team for an appointment today!

What is Hip Tendonitis?

Tendons are strong connective tissue structures that connect muscle to bone. Hip tendonitis is a condition associated with degeneration of the hip tendons. This condition is mainly caused due to strain on the tendons which may occur due to overuse or biomechanical problems.

Symptoms of Hip Tendonitis

The symptoms of hip tendonitis may include:

  • Pain that increases gradually
  • Tenderness in the hip joint
  • Stiffness of the hip
  • Difficulty in movement or stretching of the muscle

Treatments for Hip Tendonitis

Hip tendonitis can be treated with the help of RICE: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. You may also be referred to a physical therapist who will instruct you on stretching exercises to regain motility. Massage and ultrasound therapy may also be recommended to enhance your recovery.