Pain in the hip can be a debilitating thing – causing issues with sitting, standing up and sleeping. The pain can be sharp, dull, aching or numb. it could even be at the front, side or back of your hip. There are so many different causes of hip pain but most can be treated effectively with multimodal care from your chiropractor at First Hand Health .
Causes of hip pain
some the main causes of hip pain include:
hip bursitis causing a strong aching pain when sitting or when trying to fall asleep.
sacroilliac joint pain causing pain with walking, standing up or even when lying on your side.
osteoarthritis causing persistent pain, which is worse in the morning and tends to ease throughout the day.
Treatment of hip pain
to treat your hip pain, our trained chiropractors will examine your hip and also your spine, gait and posture. Treatment will usually involve massage or soft tissue release techniques, mobilization of the hip knee and lower back joints, and some specific stretching exercises to get to the core of the problem. You will also be asked to perform some rehabilitation exercises to treat underlying muscle imbalances.