The hip joint connects the leg and the torso of the body and is exposed to a high physical stress. It carries virtually the entire weight of the body. Hip pain frequently develops due to excessive load (e.g. sport). Other causes are congenital hip dysplasia, degenerative lesions (osteoarthritis) and, in younger individuals and children, inflammation
and aseptic necrosis of the head of joint.
The hip brace strengthens the hip joint and reduces the pressure applied on the hip.