Your hip is a ball-and-socket joint – the ball-like top of your thigh bone moves within a cup-like space in your pelvis. When your hip is healthy, it’s a very stable joint and it takes a great deal of force to injure your hip. However, playing sports, running, overuse or even aging and falling can sometimes lead to hip injuries. Certain diseases also lead to hip injuries or problems.
Some of the more common hip injuries and conditions include: