Hip pain and the hindrance of freedom of movement associated with it indicate that your hip is worn out, or that there is a problem with your hip.

You will then experience the following symptoms, which will seriously affect your quality of life:

  • The hip joint feels stiff in the morning
  • The hip joint feels stiff in the morning
  • Pain in the groin and buttock area, with radiance down to the knee
  • Pain when using the legs
  • Pain when getting up from a chair
  • Pain when taking the stairs
  • Pain while sleeping (when turning over)
  • Decreased flexibility
  • Fatigue after a walk
  • Being able to put less force onto the thighs
  • Decreased sense of balance
  • Creaking of the hip joint (psoas tendon load)
  • The hip can become warm, especially with inflammation

You can contact the European Hip Center about all your hip problems. The multi-disciplinary approach of the Hip Coach and the surgeons ensures that an optimal treatment plan is outlined for you. The primary purpose of this plan is to relieve your pain, whereby we prioritise a personalised approach .

Pijn en symptomen

De Heuppraktijk biedt een volledig scala aan oplossingen aan om de pijn en symptomen van een heupprobleem aan te pakken


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