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Hip and groin pain

The hip is a ball and socket joint formed between the pelvis and the head of femur. The hip joint allows a large range of motion and is involved in the majority of movements we perform everyday. ​Hip and groin pain is a common complaint and can have a significant impact on normal movement and function.​ 

Common conditions we treat

  • Femoro-acetabular impingement

  • Arthritis

  • Labral tear

  • Gluteal tendinopathy or tear

  • Adductor tendinopathy or tear

  • Osteoitis pubis

  • Pelvic girdle pain

  • Trochanteric bursitis

  • Hernia

  • Sportsman's hernia


  • Pain in the hip or groin 

  • Pain on the outside of the hip 

  • Reduced range of movement of the hip, feeling stiff

  • Clicking or catching pain in the hip

  • Restriction with activities such as squatting, lunging, stairs

  • Difficulty weight bearing 

  • Muscle spasm or tightness around the hip or buttock

  • Discomfort when walking

Common contributing factors

  • Trauma 

  • Overuse sudden increase in activity

  • Reduced strength 

  • Reduced mobility 

Physio management may include

  • Education 

  • ConnectTherapy approach  assessing your whole body

  • Exercise prescription  strengthening, mobility, motor control

  • Postural retraining 

  • Manual therapy or hands on treatment

  • Self management strategies

  • Training optimal muscle activation

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