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HIPS

 

    The hip joint is a ball and socket joint bound by ligaments. The top of the femur (thigh bone) has a rounded ball that fits into a concave opening on the side of the ilium (pelvic bone). The movement is directed and controlled by a combination of large and medium sized muscles that allow for motion in all planes of movement

  Indications that there may be a problem with this joint include:

 

Common causes for hip problems:

 

We use the following criteria to diagnose hip dysfunction:

 

The following therapies are utilized to correct hip dysfunctions: