What is it?
Hip Tendonitis pain is due to the overuse of those tendons. For Example, some persons who try a new workout program or aim to improve their exercise level often experience this type of tendonitis. The tendons around their hips become stressed and overworked; hence pain is felt at the hip area.
Additionally, age is a factor that brings awful hip pain or Hip Tendonitis. As a person ages, his or her ability to move smoothly decreases and his or her tendons lose their elasticity. As we all age, we ALL lose muscle mass, muscle strength, muscle tone, and muscle elasticity.
The most common symptom of hip tendinitis is pain and tenderness in the hip joint itself *on the side or rear* in most cases, the pain starts gradually and gets progressively worse with time. Initially, the pain may only occur with activity and then subside with rest. However, if you continue to ignore the signal the tendon is sending, you may end up with chronic pain
Left untreated, your tendinitis pain may radiate down to the knee or into the low back and buttocks. It may become more challenging to get up from a chair, drive, climb stairs or lift objects off the floor. In addition, your hip and thigh can become tight and stiff.
Without proper treatment, the hip and thigh area can become weak you may feel that your hip can not support you when you walk and during other activities. The hip joint may make clicking, grinding, snapping or popping sounds as you move. If your hip tendinitis is severe, the area may become swollen.