Hip

When is PT not appropriate for hip pain?

When is PT not appropriate for hip pain?

When is PT not appropriate for hip pain? In some cases, patients with hip pain will be referred to a different provider. While this is rare, we want to be certain we, as physical therapists, are able to help. Some of the symptoms we look for...

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Hip Fractures

Hip Fractures

Hip Fractures Hip fractures are a common injury that occurs in older people. Symptoms may include pain around the hip that worsens when attempting to bear weight. Usually, people with a hip fracture cannot walk. Hip fractures often occur as a result...

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Can the back be involved with my hip/leg pain?

Can the back be involved with my hip/leg pain?

Can the back be involved with my hip/leg pain? Yes, the lumbar spine can absolutely cause pain into the hip and/or legs. This is more likely to be the case if you also have pain in your back and/or back-specific activities that cause hip and/or leg...

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Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement

Total Hip Replacement Hips are the second most common joint that is replaced (knees are number one). Depending on where the surgeon does the surgery, you may have precautions. Since the posterior (rear) approach involves cutting through muscles, you...

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Hip Arthritis

Hip Arthritis

Hip Arthritis Osteoarthritis is the most common cause of hip pain in older adults (older than 50 years of age). Studies have shown up to 27% of adults have hip arthritis. Pain from hip osteoarthritis may be in the front, side, groin or in the...

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