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Category: Singapore Hip Pain Specialist

Trochanteric Bursitis

Brief Outline of Trochanteric Bursitis A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion to allow smooth movement between two rough surfaces. This commonly occurs between a bony prominence and a tendon or near the attachment of tendons. Trochanteric bursitis results when the bursa over the greater trochanter of the femur is irritated […]

Snapping Hip Syndrome

Brief Outline of Snapping Hip Syndrome Snapping hip syndrome is a condition where a snapping or popping sensation is felt in the hip with hip flexion and extension. There are a few possible causes for this, most commonly a tendon snapping over a bony prominence. Rarely, it can be from a tear in the cartilage of the hip […]

Tendinitis of the Adductor Muscles

Brief Outline of Tendinitis Adductor Muscles Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon or the tendon sheath. Inflammation to any, or all, of the five adductor muscles due to overuse can lead to pain in the groin area. Sprinting, playing football, hurdling and horseback riding can all cause overuse in these muscles. Unresolved injuries, such as […]

Iliopsoas Tendinitis

Brief Outline of Iliopsoas Tendinitis Tendinitis is an inflammation of the tendon and connected muscle. It is usually caused by overuse or use of incorrect equipment. The iliopsoas muscle and tendon can become inflamed through repetitive hip flexion, such as is seen in running, jumping, and even weight training that involves a lot of bending […]

Piriformis Syndrome

Brief Outline of Piroformis Syndrome Piriformis Syndrome is a result of pressure applied to the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle. The pain usually runs from the buttocks down to the back of the thigh. Incorrect form or improper gait often leads to tightness and inflexibility in this muscle. This condition occurs more frequently in […]