Snapping Hip & Iliopsoas Tendonitis – Symptoms & Treatment

Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Snapping Hip

Snapping hip or coxa saltans is a general term that describes a snap or click in the hip that occurs with certain movements such as flexion and extension (raising and lowering the whole leg) or rotation (twisting of the hip). Tendonitis, or inflammation of the iliopsoas tendon (hip flexor tendon), is a common cause.


  • Pain
  • Clicking or snapping in the groin or front of the hip.

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