Snapping Hip Syndrome

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This common condition is a sensation of snapping or catching in the hip. Many people experience this sensation when performing certain movements of the leg. In most cases it is not harmful or painful.

What is snapping hip syndrome?

This detailed video describes snapping hip syndrome, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. Snapping hip can be treated with rest and by avoiding activities that cause it to happen. You may benefit from injections and from physical therapy. If these aren't helpful, surgery may be needed. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.