Hip disease is a common cause of pain anddisability. If you suffer from pain in the hip region, a precise diagnosis is critical to provide information for planning effective treatment.
People with disease of the hip will often have symptoms in the groin, thigh and buttock.The pain is often a stiffness or vague ache and may be hard to pinpoint. You may find it hard to tie your shoe or in some cases there will be a sharp catch in the groin when getting up from a sitting position. Hip disease may be confused with lumbar (low) back disease. While low back disease also produces pain in the thigh and buttock, it rarely is accompanied
by groin pain