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Hip stiffness or tightness

Also known as Stiff Hip

Hip stiffness or tightness is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of hip stiffness or tightness are osteoarthritis, arthritis of the hip, and fracture of the leg. Other possible causes, such as joint effusion, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with hip stiffness or tightness often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, physical therapy exercises, cat scan of head, physical therapy exercises; manipulation; and other procedures, insertion of catheter into urinary bladder, examination of foot and excision .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with hip stiffness or tightness include baclofen, ergocalciferol, chlorambucil (leukeran), acetaminophen / aspirin / caffeine, interferon beta-1a (avonex), risedronate (actonel), tolterodine (detrol), verapamil (univer), cefazolin, calcium carbonate, diphtheria toxoid vaccine / tetanus toxoid vaccine, chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine and mecamylamine .

Baclofen
$18
(28 days)
Ergocalciferol
$6
(28 days)
Chlorambucil (Leukeran)
$172
(28 days)
Interferon Beta-1A (Avonex)
$2711
(28 days)
Risedronate (Actonel)
$104
(28 days)
Tolterodine (Detrol)
$121
(28 days)
Verapamil (Univer)
$18
(28 days)
Cefazolin
$90
(7 days)
Calcium Carbonate
$5
(28 days)
Mecamylamine

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for hip stiffness or tightness include age 75+ years age 1-4 years. On the other hand, race/ethnicity = other and age 5-14 years almost never get hip stiffness or tightness.

Age

< 1 years
1.3x
1-4 years
2.1x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.9x
30-44 years
0.7x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
1.2x
75+ years
2.2x

Sex

Male
0.8x
Female
1.2x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.2x
Other
0.0x
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