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Physical Therapy for Hip Pain

Can Physical Therapy Help Hip Pain?

Absolutely!  We have experience in treating many types of hip pain! Physical therapy involves the use of exercises, stretches, and other techniques to improve mobility and strength in the hip, as well as reduce pain and inflammation. Physical Therapy should always be your go-to choice for non-invasive care!

What causes Hip Pain?

There are many things that can contribute to hip pain.  Because of this, there is no way to know what exactly is causing it without a thorough examination.  However there are some common causes.  They can include arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis, and muscle strains. Your therapist will perform a thorough examination to determine the most likely cause of your shoulder pain.

What can I expect at my Physical Therapy appointments for Hip Pain?

Every patient that walks in our doors receives a unique plan of care.  However, there are a few things that are common in the treatment of shoulder pain,  Your physical therapist may use a variety of techniques to help you recover from your hip injury or condition, some of them may including:

  1. Range of motion exercises: These exercises help to improve flexibility and mobility in the Hip

  2. Strengthening exercises: These exercises help to improve the strength and stability of the muscles around the hip as well as the lumbopelvic region.

  3. Balance and proprioception exercises: These exercises help to improve balance and stability, which can help to reduce the risk of falls and injuries.  They are also an excellent way to improve strength of the hip

  4. Gait training: Your physical therapist may teach you how to walk in a way that places less stress on the hip and helps to reduce pain.

  5. Manual therapy: This may include techniques such as massage or joint mobilization to help improve mobility and reduce pain.

  6. Modalities for pain as needed

It's important to work with a physical therapist who is experienced in treating foot and ankle conditions and who can tailor a treatment plan to your specific needs.

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