Here's a list of questions that may be helpful
to ask your doctor when discussing your hip pain. We suggest you print
this list and take it with you to your appointment. It’s also a good
idea to keep a record of your hip pain to share with your doctor at
the same time.
What is causing my pain? Is there a
name for my condition?
- What is causing my
- Will I keep having this problem?
can I stop the condition from occurring again?
- Will I need
to have lab or other diagnostic tests? Which ones?
soon will I get the results? Will someone call me with the results,
or do I need to call the office?
- Should I take any
medications? Which ones?
- What will the medication do?
- How often should I take the medication? With food?
- Are there side effects?
- Are there any foods or other
drugs that I should not take while on this medication?
I drive a car while taking this medication?
- Do I need to
limit any activities? How and which ones?
- Is there
anything I can do to improve my bone quality or overall health?