Hip joint is made up of various structures like bones, ligaments, muscles etc. that may get injured due to trauma. Trauma may result in hip injuries like fractures, dislocation, and sprains and tears of soft tissues, like ligaments. In many cases, injuries involve more than one structure in the hip joint.
The most common cause of hip injury and fracture is vehicular accident or fall from height or on hard surface. It can also occur due to blunt trauma to the hip, such as from a car crash.
The symptoms of hip injury may include any of the following: