Jump to content. Top of the page Check Your Symptoms. Hip pain can make it hard to walk, go up and down stairs, squat, or sleep on the side that hurts. A clicking or snapping feeling or sound around your hip joint snapping hip may bother you or cause you to worry. But if your hip is not painful, in many cases the click or snap is nothing to worry about. Home treatment may be all that is needed for minor hip symptoms.
RACGP - Hip pain in young adults
Articles in the December issue discuss various health issues affecting school-aged children, including acne, eczema and growth disorders. Volume 43, No. Traditionally, the management of hip pain has been well defined by age groups such as the limping child and older patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis OA. However, young adults typically aged 16—50 years with persistent hip pain who do not have OA or a childhood hip disorder have presented a diagnostic challenge and their management less well defined. We present a clinical review intended as a guide for general practitioners to aid the identification of such patients through focused history taking and examination.
Hip Problems, Age 12 and Older
The teenage years are also called adolescence. During this time, teens will see the greatest amount of growth in height and weight. Adolescence is a time for growth spurts and puberty changes. A teenager may grow several inches in several months followed by a period of very slow growth. Then they may have another growth spurt.
HIP Teens is a four-session sexual risk reduction intervention designed to reduce sexual risk behavior among low-income, urban, sexually active adolescent girls. The four sessions are delivered weekly in small groups by trained facilitators. During the sessions, participants receive information on HIV, learn communication and decision-making skills, and receive instruction on contraceptive methods. Additional booster sessions are delivered three and six months after the program.