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SPORTS INJURIES

There are various types of sports injuries that can occur around the hip and knee, including:

Injuries that can occur to the soft tissues. For example, the muscles, tendons and ligaments. In the hip this could be gluteal tendonitis. In the knee, there could be a ligament sprain.

Injuries that can occur to the bone such as bruising or stress fractures. In the hip, stress fractures can occur in runners for example.

Damage that can occur to the articular cartilage surface lining the joints. This can cause early arthritis.

HIP INJURIES

This diagram details some hip injuries and conditions that can occur, and that may require surgery.

KNEE INJURIES

This diagram details some knee injuries and conditions that can occur, and that may require surgery.

More information on specific sports injuries can be found here: