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. Hip tendonitis specialist, Dr. Kelechi Okoroha provides diagnosis and individualized management for hip tendonitis in Minneapolis. 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.
When hip tendonitis is suspected, it is important to schedule an orthopedic consultation for proper examination and care. Dr. Kelechi Okoroha is a hip tendonitis specialist who provides detailed examination and care for patients with hip tendonitis in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Minnesota and beyond.
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
After careful review of your history and examination, Dr. Okoroha will provide an individualized treatment plan to help you return to your normal function.
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.
If you have experienced hip tendonitis, please contact Dr. Kelechi Okoroha, orthopedic hip specialist treating patients in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Minnesota and beyond.