Question: Should you walk with hip pain?

Avoid High-Impact Activities Running and jumping can make hip pain from arthritis and bursitis worse, so its best to avoid them. Walking is a better choice, advises Humphrey.

Is walking bad for a bad hip?

Walking is the best way to begin the transition from inactivity to activity—even if you have arthritis in a weight-bearing joint like your knee or hip. Walking is a low-impact activity that can help relieve arthritis pain, stiffness, and swelling, but thats not the only reason walking can be a great form of exercise.

Should I rest with hip pain?

Resting or moving? Within the first 24 to 48 hours after your hip problem starts you should try to: rest your hip but avoid long spells of not moving at all. move your hip gently for a short period every hour when you are awake.

Does walking make hip arthritis worse?

The pain associated with osteoarthritis of the hip is generally worse with weight bearing (walking standing) or twisting.

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