Ask The Doctors: August 2023

Hip tendinitis....Osteoporosis drugs



I have pain on the side of my hip. It’s especially painful when I lie on my side in bed. It also hurts when I’m just walking. Is this osteoarthritis?


Hip pain can have several possible causes, and the location of the pain offers a clue about the underlying cause. Osteoarthritis in the hip tends to cause pain deep in the joint and in the groin. What you describe sounds like a different condition.

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