The hip is one of the largest weight-bearing joints in the body. Its proper function is critical for sitting, standing, walking, and bending. When you suffer from hip pain, activities such as tying your shoes and climbing stairs may seem impossible.

At Boston Orthopaedic & Spine, our fellowship-trained, board-certified hip specialists are highly skilled at evaluating and diagnosing hip conditions. We see many patients who suffer from hip pain. Let us put an end to yours!

Common Causes of Hip Pain

Hip pain affects patients young and old, regardless of activity level. Common causes of hip pain include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Sciatica
  • Hip labral tear
  • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Fractures
  • Complications related to hip replacement

It may be time to seek medical advice if your hip pain has not improved with rest and anti-inflammatory medications. Whether your pain is new, old or the result of a surgery wearing out, we can help.


The team of hip experts at Boston Orthopaedic & Spine uses surgical and nonsurgical options to address hip pain and dysfunction. Many patients can recover without surgery and the help of a proper diagnosis, medications, injections, and physical therapy. If nonoperative treatments prove ineffective, surgery may be recommended. Our fellowship-trained surgeons have advanced training in: