Hip pain isn't uncommon, and yet it can make you feel very alone. It's normal to feel uncertain when you are dealing with daily pain, but exercise modalities can change this. A chiropractor will monitor your exercise, providing you with ways to build strength so your hip injury can heal.
Are you experiencing any of these conditions? These are some of the conditions exercise modality therapy can help with.
Recent Hip Surgery
Hip arthroplasty rehabilitation is a type of therapy that helps people recover from hip surgery. The chiropractor will work with you to regain full range of motion and strength in your operated hip. You'll get used to the way your hip works post-surgery so you can return to your daily routine.
Osteoarthritis can occur in any joint but is especially common in the hips and knees. It happens when the cartilage in your joints breaks down, causing pain and stiffness. Modality therapy can help by reducing pain and inflammation and improving joint range of motion. Your chiropractor may recommend exercises and stretches such as yoga or Tai Chi to help keep your joints healthy.
A hamstring strain is a tear in one of the muscles that run down the back of your thigh. It's a common injury, especially in athletes. Exercise modalities can help you heal the muscle and regain strength with exercises and stretches.
Bursitis is the inflammation of a small sac of fluid that cushions your joints. It can cause pain and swelling. Exercise modality therapy can help by reducing inflammation and improving the joint's range of motion. This occurs via exercises and stretches that don't put too much pressure on the joint.
Impingement syndrome is a condition that happens when the tendons are being pinched. It can cause pain and weakness in your hips as well as other parts of your body. Therapy can help improve the range of motion in your hips and strengthen the muscles around them. These exercises include hip flexor stretches and standing hip abduction.
Gluteal tendinitis is the inflammation of the tendon that connects your gluteal muscle to your hip. It can cause pain and stiffness in your hip and buttocks. Exercise modality therapy for gluteal tendinitis may include exercises, including glute bridges, one-leg deadlifts, and side-lying leg raises.
Contact a Chiropractor Right Away
If you are experiencing hip pain, don't wait to seek help. Contact a chiropractor today. A professional can assess your condition and create a treatment plan with exercise modalities that really help.