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Are you Searching for Hip Pain Relief?

The hip or hip joint is the body’s largest ball and socket joint. It is where the femur (thigh bone) attaches to the acetabulum (pelvis), along with containing tendons, ligaments and cartilage (cushions the bones). Unfortunately, according to the CDC, 7% of adults in the US experience hip pain or stiffness at any given time. Sufferers are now searching for hip pain relief. They may be experiencing acute hip pain or chronic hip pain, and pain can range from mild to severe. Hip pain seems to be more common in those under age 15 or over age 45.

Your Hips Hurt

Whether you are going outside for a jog, dancing, enjoying a few laps in the pool, hitting a baseball or putting on your socks - it involves the hips. The hip joint is designed to endure ongoing movement and sustains a great deal of wear and tear. However, soreness, pain or an injury can occur, and you may find yourself wondering why your hips hurt and how you can find hip pain relief. 

Many people in our community come to Manalapan Spine Care and Rehabilitation experiencing symptoms in the hip joint itself or in the soft tissues, muscles or tendons around the hip joint. In addition to pain, some patients describe feelings of numbness, stiffness or tingling. Symptoms may occur when sitting, standing, walking, or for some, all the time. Other areas may be affected, such as the low back, groin, thigh or knee.

Why Do You Have Acute Hip Pain or Chronic Hip Pain?

There are many factors or causes responsible for acute or chronic hip pain:

  • Spinal Misalignment (Subluxation) 

  • Poor Posture, Improper Gait

  • Overuse Activities

  • Herniated Discs

  • Pinched Nerve

  • Spinal Stenosis

  • Referred Pain (Low Back, Sciatica)

  • Sprain or Strain, Tendonitis, Bursitis

  • Arthritis (Osteoarthritis, RA, Juvenile) 

  • Osteoporosis

  • Overweight, Obesity

  • Trauma: Injury (Fracture or Dislocation)

  • Infection

  • Malignancy

Sore Hip Remedies for Hip Pain Relief

A customized hip treatment program is created once an in-depth health history is conducted, along with diagnostic testing and evaluations, such as a physical examination and x-rays. Once results are reviewed by our Healthcare Team, sore pain remedies for hip pain relief are discussed with the patient.

Our goal is to reduce inflammation, muscle spasms and pain, as well as to strengthen weak muscles, improve mobility and help you resume an active lifestyle, without the need for surgery or medication. Treatment options may include an integration of some of the following:

  • Chiropractic Care: Structural imbalances (misalignment) and nerve pressure are addressed utilizing various techniques and modalities, which may include: 

  1. Cryotherapy and/or Moist Heat Therapy

  2. Manual Therapy (Spine and Joint Manipulation)

  3. Manual Traction

  4. Postural Education/Counseling - Proper Body Mechanics

  5. Soft Tissue Massage

  6. Stretching Techniques 

  7. Topical Gels/Creams

  8. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

  9. Trigger Point Therapy

  10. Ultrasound

  • Physical Therapy: In addition to Therapeutic Exercises (Stretching, Strengthening, Low Impact Aerobics), the following options are offered:

  1. Activity Modification and Home Care

  2. Assistive Devices

  3. Cryotherapy and/or Moist Heat Therapy

  4. Kinesio Taping

  5. Manual Techniques

  6. Myofascial Release

  7. Patient Education 

  8. Soft Tissue Massage

  9. TENS

  10. Traction

  11. Ultrasound

  • Pain Management: Our Nurse Practitioner provides holistic pain control and nutritional guidance. If necessitated, a healthy eating program along with supplementation can be developed to speed recovery, reduce inflammation and/or help with weight loss.

  • Acupuncture: Many patients incorporate acupuncture into their hip pain treatment program to help the body restore balance. Patients may experience a reduction in hip pain and an increase in function.  

  • Therapeutic Massage: Discover the benefits of adding therapeutic massage to your hip pain program. Often, stress and swelling are reduced, blood circulation enhanced, and healing promoted.

  • Lifestyle Recommendations: Modifications at home or at work, moderate exercise (with your doctor’s approval) and maintaining a healthy weight can help to provide hip pain relief. 

"I've been a patient for a few years now and do Chiro and Physical Therapy Treatments. They really work and help me. Both Dr. Paul and Dr. Faiz are very knowledgeable and helpful! Andrea does a great massage and nurse practitioner Alison is always available to help with any medical questions. Thank you very much!!!” - A.D.

Are you experiencing sore hips? Just imagine what you may be able to do without suffering with acute hip pain or chronic hip pain. You might enjoy more activities, reduce or eliminate medication (with your doctor’s approval) and become more productive at home and at work. At Manalapan Spine Care and Rehabilitation, we want to help you. If your hips hurt, why wait? Let us customize a hip pain treatment program for you. Call 732-972-5900 today. Live locally? We will come and pick you up!

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