Orange County’s Guide to Hip Pain:
What is hip pain?
Hip pain can often be misdiagnosed and mistreated. It is important to undergo a complete musuclo-skeletal evaluation in order to understand the underlying causes. Hip joints are designed for stability and mobility. It important for hips to move and the muscles around the hip and pelvis to control the movement. Hip problems will occur when there is excessive tightness of the connective tissue and weakness of stabilizing muscles.
The main types of hip pain
What you can do about your hip pain
Alleviating hip pain involves identifying the source of your pain and any injuries that may have occurred. First, consult your doctor and discuss the recommended options for treating your knee pain. They may recommend limiting certain activities, medications and physical therapy. Try these helpful solutions in between or before your physical therapy appointment.
Six stretches for hip pain
Try these exercises to help alleviate your hip pain. Consult with your doctor or physical therapist before you try these and stop if you sense discomfort or pain.