Extreme hip pain after running
The hip is a fundamental ball-and-socket joint. The ball is the femoral head– a knob on the top of the thigh bone. The socket is an indentation in the pelvic bone. There is cartilage lining the joint (labrum); ligaments attach the pelvic and thigh bones. Many muscles attach around the hip, moving the joint through […]
Pain in Both Hips
The hip joint is created to hold up against repetitive motion and a reasonable quantity of wear and tear. This ball-and-socket joint– the body’s largest– fits together in a way that enables fluid movement.