Hip pain can arise from a variety of causes, ranging from daily activity to sudden and severe injury. Hip pain can interfere greatly with your daily life, making it difficult to walk, use the stairs, squat, or sleep. Shasta Orthopaedics can help with your hip problem, even hip replacement, and get you moving around again.
COMMON HIP PROBLEMS
Sciatica describes pain resulting from irritation or pressure against the nerve roots of the sciatic nerve, which originates in the spinal cord and extends into the lower back, hips, buttocks, legs, ankles and feet.
Dr. Tony Chang
As a primary care Sports Medicine Physician, Dr. Chang looks at patients from multiple perspectives, including nutrition and general health issues, that provide important insight to complement to the very focused expertise of our Shasta Ortho specialists.
Enjoy the convenience of the wide variety of hip pain treatment options – from hip specialist visits to diagnostic procedures such as X-ray and MRI – in one location at our comprehensive Redding facility.
In the context of most orthopedic problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.
It is very important to seek immediate medical attention if you are experiencing pain in your hip. Hip problems can frequently cause symptoms in the knee or leg, and can be caused by conditions in other parts of the body.
Conditions in the hip can cause long-term damage, and pain can signify a serious medical condition, including cancer and osteoporosis.
Seek emergency medical care immediately if you have been injured or if your symptoms are severe. In the context of all hip problems, early diagnosis and treatment are necessary to prevent further damage and complications.
Once emergency care has been administered, orthopaedic medicine may be able to help immensely with pain symptoms that can arise from a variety of ailments, or linger long after an injury.