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Doctor insights on: What Does A Locking Hip Feel Like

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Why did my hip flexor lock up?

Why did my hip flexor lock up?

Tight: The hip flexors are almost always too tight. You need to religiously stretch them. Also work on strengthening the gluts which help balance out the flexors. ...Read more

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Can sacroiliitis or bursitis cause hip to lock?

Can sacroiliitis or bursitis cause hip to lock?

Not usually: Depends on what you mean by locking. In can be from an internal hip problem (like a labral tear or osteoarthritis) or from an external hip problem like "snapping hip syndrome" or something completely different depending on what you mean by "hip locking" . Sacroilitis usually causes very focal pain over the sacroiliac joint and can sometimes cause radiation into the buttocks, groin, hip, or leg. ...Read more

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I havetrouble with my hips knees an feet they lock up painfully click ache and burn. A report said my hips are fused what does that mean is it normal

I havetrouble with my hips knees an feet they lock up painfully click ache and burn. A report said my hips are fused what does that mean is it normal

See primary care md: Your symptoms are unusual @ age 19... See your primary physician for a thorough medical evaluation.Check w/ md also about " hip fusion"; your hips are not " fused"; possibly you read a report about sacralization of 5 th lumbar vertebra which is common. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a pulled ligament on the hip make it feel like its locking up when i put it in certain positions?

Yes: The iliotibial band can snap and feel stuck over the greater trochanter of the femur. Treatment is stretching. It can also happen with the iliopsoas tendon but that is less likely at your age. ...Read more

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Hip feels like its locking up on the outside not the groin. Also no other pain besides locking. What could this be?

Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what is causing your so called hip locking in on the outside without more information and a thorough exam.So i will recommend you have it checked by your doctor to find out what is causing your hip problem. ...Read more

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I have a lot of hip pain in the morning and at night, kind of like it is locking and then frees up after I move it a little, what could it be?

I have a lot of hip pain in the morning and at night, kind of like it is locking and then frees up after I move it a little, what could it be?

Possible labral tear: If you have had a n injury, labral problems are a possibility. Less likely would be arthritis, given your age. If it is in the way, an MRI with contrast will show the problem. A plain xray will rule out arthritis. ...Read more