Our specialty-trained hip doctors at Southern California Orthopedic Institute are internationally and nationally recognized for their leadership and training in the diagnosis and treatment of hip injuries and conditions.
Hip pain and discomfort are common for everyone, from the elderly to the physically fit and active. There are a number of sources of our hip pain, such as arthritis or an injury from falling like hip fractures and there are multiple areas within the hip can become damaged and result in pain, including muscles, joints, cartilage, or tendons. Though, in some cases, the pain typically associated with the hip that may instead first manifest in another part of your body, such as your groin or buttock. Additionally, being overweight is also a known risk for hip damage and pain. Though, when hip pain is significant, an experienced hip doctor can assess your hip pain and offer treatments that may include surgery that can help ease or eliminate your discomfort, such as injections, hip replacement, or hip arthroscopy.
When You Should Visit a Hip Doctor
Symptoms offer clues to your condition. If you are experiencing any of the following, you should make an appointment with a doctor to have them assessed:
- Affects ability to walk normally, such as limping
- Groin pain
- Stiffness/limited range of motion
- Muscle spasms
- Pain along the front of hip
- Pain inside or outside of hip joint
- Pain in the buttocks
If you are currently experiencing any of these issues, you may be suffering from one of the following injuries or conditions that can be treated with or without hip surgery by our expertly trained hip specialists:
- Fractures or sprains
- Hip labral tear
- Joint deformity
- Pinched nerve
Experience Excellence at Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Deciding on the best doctor or surgeon to treat your hip pain is important, and there is much to consider when choosing a hip specialist for your hip care.
At Southern California Orthopedic Institute, you can be confident knowing our fellowship-trained hip doctors are knowledgeable medical specialists with focused specialty training in hip problems and surgery. With this advanced training and extensive knowledge, our hip specialists will treat your individual needs with the highest level of expertise.
Through our Hip Center, our doctors take a team approach in assessing, diagnosing, and treating our patients. From our sports medicine doctors to our specialty-trained hip joint surgeons, our hip specialists are skilled in delivering a wide-range of treatments, procedures, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for a number of conditions and injuries. To learn more about our Hip Center, its international renown hip doctors, and the variety of conditions we manage at Southern California Orthopedic Institute, we invite you to review our patient education resources, our Athlete and Parent’s Online Guide to Sports Medicine on our website, or use the quick links below.
If you are ready for an expert opinion on your hip issue and to discuss your nonsurgical and surgical treatment options with one of our hip doctors in our Hip Center, you can make an appointment online or call (818) 901-6600 or (661) 328-5565 for our Bakersfield location. We have convenient locations in Van Nuys, Bakersfield, Valencia, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Pasadena (Pediatric Orthopedics), Ridgecrest, Beverly Hills, and Porter Ranch. You may use our My Choice resource to help select the right specialist for you.