Hip Preservation and Rehabilitation

hip rehabilitationYour hip is one of the most flexible joints in the body; allowing you to run, jump, and walk. This ball and socket joint provides a smooth surface for bones to glide past one another, creating stability and broad range of motion.

From a hip replacement or hip arthroscopy, groin pain, limited motion and/or hip arthritis, physical therapy is a treatment option for hip rehabilitation.

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Patient May Experience:

  • Hip replacement
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Arthritis
  • Clicking or snapping sound from the hip
  • Hip flexor tightness or strain
  • Tight IT band
  • Hip pain when sitting or standing
  • Hernia
  • Pain in the groin or thigh
  • Recurrent hamstring or thigh strains
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Hip Pain

Physician May Diagnose

  • Hip impingement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Hip labral tear
  • Dislocated hip
  • Inguinal hernia or sports hernia
  • Herniated disk
  • Sacroiliac joint dysfunction
  • Hamstring strain
  • Quadriceps strain
  • Adductor strain

Athletico Physical Therapy Treatment Options

When working with an Athletico Physical Therapist, each patient is assessed to create an individualized treatment plan. Treatment for hip pain may include:

  • Manual therapy techniques including joint and soft tissue mobilization
  • Posture correction
  • Therapeutic exercises to strengthen and increase motion of the affected area
  • Modifications to physical activity and diet
  • Return to play: Patient must have appropriate range of motion, strength, endurance and flexibility as well as pass both a Functional Movement Screen test and Y-balance test.

Additional Care Options

  • Working with an Athletico Manual Therapy Specialist
  • Working with an Athletico Orthopedic Clinical Specialist
  • Working with an Athletico Sports Clinical Specialist

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