Physical therapy can be so helpful for this! I'm sorry those it hasn't helped Perhaps they are ill-informed practitioners. <BR> <BR> Heat, anti-inflammatories and using a tennis ball for myofascial (muscle and connective tissue) release can be super helpful in the hip area. That and very slowly increasing movement. The body really needs to be as mobile as possible, and I know these diagnoses make it really hard to move, but any movement, activity, flexibility and gently increasing over time can help a TON. Muscles become more locked and atrophied (fatigued and weakened) when we don't use them, so even mellow use of them can help (laps around a room when we can do it).