Bursitis can cause pain at the side of the hip when rising from a
chair and taking the first few steps, climbing stairs, driving, or lying down
with direct pressure on the side of the hip. See a picture of
bursitis of the hip. Inflammation or a tear of a tendon (tendinopathy)
also may cause pain around the hip.
To prevent and ease hip pain during work, play, or daily
Prescription pain medicine addiction grabs headlines when it sends
celebrities spinning out of control. It also plagues many people out of the
spotlight who grapple with painkiller addiction behind closed doors.
But although widespread, addiction to prescription painkillers is also
widely misunderstood -- and those misunderstandings can be dangerous and
frightening for patients dealing with pain.
Where is the line between appropriate use and addiction to prescription pain
medicines? And how...