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
Chronic pain can be caused by many different factors. Often conditions that accompany normal aging may affect bones and joints in ways that cause chronic pain. Other common causes are nerve damage and injuries that fail to heal properly.
Some kinds of chronic pain have numerous causes. Back pain, for example, may be caused by a single factor, or any combination of these factors:
Years of poor posture
Improper lifting and carrying of heavy objects
Being overweight, which puts excess strain...