Snapping Hip What is a snapping hip? Occasionally dubbed “dancer’s hip”, Snapping Hip is associated with the sound and feel of a snapping sensation on the front or side of the hip most noticeable with walking, running, or doing leg lifts. This condition is caused by a muscle sliding over the bony part of the hip, creating a snapping feeling. What are symptoms of a snapping hip? Along with a snapping noise and the general sensation of something snapping over the hip, you may also notice some tenderness and weakness in lateral movements and walking. How do we treat snapping hip? We teach you exercises to stretch your hamstrings, quadriceps, iliotibial band, in order to reduce the snapping sound, alleviate the discomfort and improve your range of motion.