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Hip, Hip, Hooray for Pain-Free Days: How to Bust a Move with Chronic Hip Pain!

Mar 28, 2023
Get to the Source of Your Hip Pain: Why a Regenerative Approach is Key to Lasting Relief Beyond Surface Symptoms!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 7% of adults in the United States experience hip pain.  Hip pain can be caused by a variety of factors, including osteoarthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, labral tears, hip fractures, sciatica, and snapping hip syndrome.  Risk factors for hip pain include age, obesity, previous injuries or surgeries, family history, and certain medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.  Symptoms of hip pain can vary depending on the underlying cause, but may include pain or discomfort in the hip joint, stiffness, decreased range of motion, limping, and difficulty walking.  Treatment options for hip pain range from rest and physical therapy to medication and surgery, depending on the severity and underlying cause of the condition.  Maintaining a healthy weight, staying active, and avoiding repetitive motions or activities that put stress on the hip joint can help prevent hip pain.

Overall, hip pain can have a significant impact on a person's quality of life, but with proper diagnosis and treatment, many individuals are able to manage their symptoms and improve their mobility and function.

There are several common hip pain conditions, including:


This is the most common form of arthritis and occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of bones wears down over time, leading to pain and stiffness in the hip joint.


Bursitis is a painful condition that occurs when the small, fluid-filled sacs (bursae) that cushion the hip joint become inflamed.


Tendinitis is a condition that occurs when the tendons that attach muscles to bones become inflamed, causing pain and discomfort.

Labral tears 

The labrum is a ring of cartilage that surrounds the hip socket, and a tear in this area can cause pain, stiffness, and a feeling of instability in the hip joint.

Hip fractures 

A hip fracture occurs when the femur (thigh bone) breaks near the hip joint, which is most common in older adults with weakened bones.


Sciatica is a condition where the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down through the hips and legs, becomes compressed or irritated, causing pain and discomfort in the hip and leg.

Snapping hip syndrome 

This condition causes a snapping or popping sound in the hip joint during movement, often caused by the IT band or hip flexor tendon rubbing over the bony protrusion of the hip.

Get Your Groove Back: Shake Off Hip Pain with Your Better Road to Recovery!

Proper diagnosis and early intervention are crucial for effective treatment of hip pain, which can be caused by a range of conditions. The weight-bearing nature of the hip joint makes catching the pain early even more critical. Delayed treatment can lead to joint degeneration, which may require surgery or replacement as the only viable option. Unfortunately, many people suffer from hip pain for years before seeking treatment. At our center, we take a preventive approach, focusing on accurate diagnosis and conservative treatment options to avoid or prolong the need for surgery. Our skilled team is dedicated to providing personalized care that addresses the root cause of hip pain and helps patients maintain their mobility and quality of life. 

Experience lasting relief from hip pain with regenerative medicine - a breakthrough alternative to traditional treatments. By leveraging the body's own natural healing mechanisms, regenerative medicine promotes recovery without the need for invasive procedures like surgery. Plus, it's often recommended as a primary approach prior to more invasive interventions and can even be used in tandem with other treatment methods. With regenerative medicine, you can effectively target, treat, and heal your hip pain without the risks and complications associated with surgery

At Mint Medical Center in Oakland California, we are proud leaders in the field of regenerative and alternative medicine for treating hip pain. Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the complex nature of hip pain and its underlying causes. We utilize the latest techniques and technologies to provide patients with an accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plan to meet their unique needs and goals. Our commitment to using the most advanced regenerative and alternative medicine techniques allows us to offer cutting-edge treatments that promote healing and reduce pain. By providing patients with the most advanced care, we strive to achieve improved outcomes and a better quality of life.