Our doctors have the specialized training and experience needed to precisely diagnose and effectively treat a hip pointer, the condition where deep bruises occur on the hip bone, usually caused by a direct blow to the area. Most frequently, a hip pointer results from a sports injury or fall.
Our orthopaedic specialists develop a care plan personalized to your unique needs. The goal is to help you manage your condition and recover normal function as quickly and safely as possible.
We help relieve the symptoms of a hip pointer, which may include pain, tenderness, and bruising. Treatment usually requires no surgery and may range from rest to crutches to medication therapy. Most people recover fully from hip pointers after rest and healing, as recommended by their doctor. Our team also offers recommendations for action you can take to reduce the risk of hip pointers recurring.