Hip Pain FAQ
If you have extremely and persistently stiff hips and they also hurt and click you may have some form of arthritis. Don’t freak out though because there are many other possible causes. If you suspect you might have arthritis, get checked out by a qualified professional, x Rays are the only way to know for sure
The best exercises for most cases of stubborn hip pain are those which strengthen the stabilising muscles of the entire leg. . Being more specific, the best type of exercises are those that carefully and persistently challenge your ability to balance and bear weight in a coordinated way.
For many with a history of hip pain it won’t be possible to do this kind of rehab comfortably and safely until your pain is under control via effective treatment methods.