Hip pain can happen from damage or injury to the muscles, tendons, bursa, ligaments, nerves cartilage or the joint. This is the largest joint in the body and it can break down overtime from wear and tear. Conditions that cause hip pain can make it difficult to do things that require sitting, standing, walking, bending, and lifting.
How can My PT help my hip pain?
Custom Physical Therapy can help hip pain. An evaluation is performed first to find out why the hip hurts. This will include assessing posture, range of motion, muscle strength, hip joint mobility, special tests, reflex testing, sensation testing, and palpation.
Next, a treatment plan is recommended. This can include therapeutic exercises, manual therapy, and the use of therapeutic modalities. Clients are asked to return for follow up visits to assess response to treatment so there is a natural progression of treatment.
Treatment plans could range from 1-3 visits per week. Treatment could continue for several weeks, depending on the severity of the problem. Because the body is dynamic and different events in life can affect progress, on going maintenance treatment can be very effective at controlling symptoms from worsening or returning.
What hip conditions does My PT treat?
- Hip Bursitis
- Hip Tendinitis
- Labral Tear
- Quadriceps or Hamstring Muscle Tear
- Ligament Tear
- Groin Strain
- Femoroacetabular Impingement
- Hip Muscle Weakness
- Trigger Points
- Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Snapping Hip Syndrome
- Hip Fracture
What other symptoms happen to the hip?
- Hip muscle fatigue
- Pain at rest
- Weakness in the core, legs, or feet
- Difficulty with balance or walking
- Pain with movement
- Difficulty twisting, bending, or standing up
- Numbness or tingling into back, hips, legs, or feet