Hip

Hip pain is commonly a symptom of a problem of another part of the body such as the back. Your physical therapist can help strengthen and/or lengthen the appropriate muscles to reduce pain or dysfunction of the hip. Whether you are an active athlete who is unable to participate in your sport or a senior interested in maintaining your quality of life, your physical therapist will work with you to create a plan that meets your goals.

Physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment before or after surgery for the following procedures and diagnoses:

  • Total hip replacement
  • Hip bursitis
  • Iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome
  • Arthritis
  • Hip pain
  • Labral tear

Your treatment may include:

  • Pain relieving modalities (hot pack, cold pack, traction, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, iontophoresis)
  • Manual therapy
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Strengthening and stretching exercises
  • Postural education
  • Balance activities
  • Functional activities
  • Kinesiotape/sport taping