Hip pain is common problem, and it can result from a variety of causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem.
Problems within the hip joint itself tend to result in pain on the inside of your hip or your groin.
Hip pain on the outside of your hip, upper thigh or outer buttock is usually caused by problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that surround your hip joint. In addition, hip pain can be caused by diseases and conditions in other areas of your body, such as your lower back or your knees. This type of pain is called referred pain.
Hip pain can make everyday tasks, including getting in and out of a car or walking up a flight of stairs, nearly impossible. Hip pain can affect people of all ages and be caused by injuries to the hip joints or muscles, or by conditions such as tendinitis, bursitis, or osteoarthritis.
HealthReach therapists provide comprehensive treatment for hip pain which may include the use manual therapy techniques, exercise and use of modalities that address the acute symptoms. We work with you every step of the way to decrease your pain and prevent it from being a problem again in the future.