The joint is sealed inside a tough capsule made of membrane (synovial capsule), which contains lubricating fluid that aids smooth motion of the joint. The ball is anchored firmly into the socket with tough connective tissue called ligaments. The muscles of the legs overlay these ligaments.
The hip joint is complicated so as to allow a wide range of motion while still supporting the weight of the body.
Symptoms of a hip problem may include:
There are many condition that may cause hip problems, such as.