What could be causing my Hip Pain?

Hip Pain Hip pain is a debilitating issue to deal with. There are many potential causes and hip pain can stem from a variety of reasons. Luckily at AOA Orthopedic Specialists we have multiple hip specialists who help patients identify the exact source of the pain, how...
What is Causing Your Hip Pain?

What is Causing Your Hip Pain?

  What Is Causing Your Hip Pain? Hip pain is a common complaint that can be caused by a wide variety of problems. The precise location of your hip pain can provide valuable clues about the underlying cause. The hip joint is made up of two bones: the pelvis and...

Hip Flexor (Iliopsoas)

Hip Flexor A group of muscles compose the hip flexor or iliopsoas. Located at the top of the thigh, hip flexors contain the iliacus muscle, the psoas major muscles, and the rectus femoris. Hip flexors allow the leg to flex inwards towards the hips and provide...

Hip Dislocation

Hip Dislocation Causes of a Hip dislocation Roughly nine out of ten hip dislocations occur posteriorly after a large force impacts the bent knee pushing the femoral head out of the hip joint.  Forces that causes a posterior hip dislocation commonly involve car...
Hip Impingement

Hip Impingement

Hip impingement A ball and socket joint, the hip joint consists of the acetabulum and femoral head. The femoral head fits into the acetabulum and can glide in many different directions, making it one of the most mobile joints. The rim of the joint consists of a piece...