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How can you relieve hip pain?

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If your hip pain is caused by a muscle or tendon strain, osteoarthritis, or tendinitis, you can usually relieve it with an over-the-counter pain medication such as Tylenol or a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug such as Motrin or Aleve.

From: Hip Pain: Causes and Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Family Physician , Oct. 15, 1999.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Osteoarthritis of the Hip," "Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip."

Firestein, Gary S. , 2008. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology

American Family Physician , Feb. 1, 2003.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 22, 2018

SOURCES:

American Family Physician , Oct. 15, 1999.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Osteoarthritis of the Hip," "Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip."

Firestein, Gary S. , 2008. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology

American Family Physician , Feb. 1, 2003.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 22, 2018

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