Hip pain is the common complaint caused by wide variety of problems. Hip pain on the outer side of your hip, upper thigh or outer buttock is usually caused by problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons and other soft tissues that surround hip joint. Hip joint can withstand repeated motion and fair amount of wear and tear. This ball and socket joint of the body’s largest fits together in a way and allows for fluid movement. When you use the hip a cushion of cartilage helps and prevents friction as the hip bone moves in its socket.
Overuse may cause injuries and also cartilage, labrum, or capsule damage, resulting in inflammation, pain, and limping. Most of the time, the pain is felt in the front of the hip, but the joint is three dimensional.
With the age and use, the cartilage can wear down or become damaged. Muscles and tendons in the hip can also get overused. Bones in the hip can also break during a fall or other injury. Any of these conditions can lead to hip pain.
Causes for the Hip Pain
Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are most common causes of hip pain, especially in older people, the bones can become weak and brittle Arthritis leads to inflammation of the hip joint and the breakdown of the cartilage that cushions your hip bones. The pain gradually gets worse. People with arthritis also feel stiffness and have reduced range of motion in the hip.
Bursae are sacs of liquid found between tissues such as bone, muscles, and tendons. They will ease the friction from these tissues rubbing together. When bursae get inflamed, they can cause pain. Inflammation of bursae is usually due to repetitive activities that overwork or irritate hip joint.
Tendons are thick bands of tissue that attach bones to muscles. Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of the tendons. It’s usually caused by repetitive stress from overuse.
.Repeat activities can put strain on muscles, tendons, and ligaments that support the hips. When they become inflamed because of overuse, they can cause pain and prevent the hip from working normally.
If you dealing with hip pain, you’ll be excited to know that physiotherapy may ease the pain Physiotherapy is integral component to multifaceted team approaching and examining and also treating hip pain. Hip joint is a very deep joint surrounded by almost 30 muscles. Our expert team of Physical therapy at Sara Rehab aim is to strengthen these muscles, increase flexibility, maintain range of motion of the joint, and decrease the associated inflammation..
Before we begin to treat your hip-pain we will pin down what exactly is the cause for the discomfort. Once the pain’s cause is determined, our certified physiotherapist can begin prescribing strengthening and mobility-increasing exercises that will make you feel better in the long run.. Additionally, we also do massage therapy to reduce the pain.
Our goal is Sara Rehab is to restore your mobility and make you to get rid of Hip pain and have a pain free life from our expert physiotherapists by calling 905 497 4550