Second only to the knee in size, the hip joint allows us to bend, squat, take short or long strides, sit and balance, among many other important movements. The hip is made up of two main parts: a ball at the top of the thighbone and the rounded socket in the pelvis. Good hip function means we can dance, twist and turn, walk and run as we like. The hips gives us support and help keep us stable in our upright position.
MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is staffed by a wide range of musculoskeletal experts to help treat your hip pain, including:
Since hip pain can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries, your first step in diagnosing your pain is to be seen by one of our providers. Your initial appointment will be usually be with one of our orthopedic surgeons or sports medicine doctors. The doctor will complete a full evaluation of your symptoms and recent activities. X-rays, and MRI or CT scans may be necessary.
Finding the reason for your pain will help determine your treatment, as well as which provider or providers will be part of your treatment team.
To learn more or to make an appointment, select one of the providers listed above, or call:
Pierce County Locations (except Mountain Clinic):
South King County Locations: