hip joint injury
Q: What are the most common hip injuries?
A: Pelvic Avulsion Fractures. These are most common in boys between 12 and 14. They occur as a result of sudden forceful muscle contraction such as kicking a ball. The contraction results in pulling off a piece of bone where the muscle attaches to the hip
Q: What are the treatments?
A: Crutches, anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy, and rest from the sport for up to three months. Rarely surgery is required to eattach to the bone.
Q: What is Hip Pointer?
A: It is a very painful injury to the hip caused by a direct blow to the iliac crest of the pelvis which is the boney protrusion over your waist. This creates bleeding into your abdominal muscles which results in pain to talk, laugh, breath or cough.
Q: What sports does it happen in?
A: Football and Soccer most commonly, as a result of a direct hit from a helmet or hard fall to the ground.
Q: How is Hip Pointer treated?
A: Rest, ice, and anti- inflammatory medications