What helps hip pain?
Hip pain is a really common problem and there are ways to help yourself with exercise and certain treatments.
Hip replacement surgery
Learn more about hip replacement surgery, what it involves, how it can reduce pain and help to improve your mobility.
Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip
The hip is one of the joints most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. Learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment.
Hip pain is very common and not usually a sign of arthritis or medical condition. Learn about the causes, exercises and treatments and how the hip joint works.
Back pain is very common and usually doesn’t have a serious cause. Learn about treatments, exercises and other ways to manage back pain.
Exercises for healthy joints
Try these exercises for neck, shoulders, knees, back, hips, feet, ankles, toes, wrists, fingers and hands to manage your condition and maintain healthy joints.
Examination of the hip
Read our guidance for healthcare professionals on examining the hip by following the 'look, feel, move and function' steps - including a video demonstration.
Watch our videos for healthcare professionals scanning the hip, including anterior longitudinal scan, anterior transverse scan and lateral longitudinal scan.
Moving more with the ESCAPE-pain Programme
Research has highlighted the important role that exercise can play in reducing pain and increasing function in people with arthritis.
Five ways to help manage back pain
Learn five methods of managing your back pain - continue with your routine, keep moving, don't suffer in silence, apply treatments and keep to a healthy weight.
People with chronic pain need more support to manage their condition
We worked with the BBC on research that reveals the level and extent of people experiencing chronic pain in the UK and the use of medicines such as opioids.
Anterior longitudinal scan of the hip
Watch a video of the anterior longitudinal hip scan. The transducer is moved to identify femoral head in acetabulum with overlying iliofemoral ligament.
Anterior transverse scan of the hip
Watch a healthcare professional video of the anterior transverse scan of the hip. Skin, subcutaneous fat, anterior thigh musculature and head of femur are seen.
Lateral longitudinal scan of the hip
Watch a video of the lateral longitudinal hip scan. Subcutaneous fat, tensor fascia lata, gluteus medius, minimus tendons and greater trochanter are visualised.
Metal-on-metal hip replacement Q and A
Read our professional advice based on common questions about metal-on-metal hip replacement surgery, including concerns with debris from erosion in the body.