Can Hip Problems Cause Back Pain?

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Definition
Hip pain involves any pain in or around the hip joint.
Alternative Names

Pain - hip


Considerations

Hip-related pain is not always felt directly over the hip. Instead, you may feel it in the middle of your thigh or in your groin. Similarly, pain you feel in the hip may actually reflect a problem in your back, rather than your hip itself.

See: Low back pain


Common Causes

Hip fractures are a significant and serious cause of sudden hip pain. Hip fractures become more common as people age because...

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