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Category Archives: Hip

14 Jul, 2019

Hip Pain and Common Causes

Hip problems make doing your daily activities like walking difficult and painful. If you have experienced hip problems, you know how it can affect your quality of life and stop you from doing what you love. It is important to know the common causes of hip pain to determine what treatment can be done. What

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10 Jul, 2019

How to Solve Hip Problems

Many people in all age groups have experienced hip pain at one point or another. Hip pain can result from weakness in the joint, injury from sports, or when the joint becomes irritated. There are many different types of hip problems that can arise. Injuries range from bursitis to fractures to replacements.  Some hip problems

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25 Jun, 2019

What’s Causing Your Hip Discomfort?

Hip problems make daily activities such as sleeping or lying in certain positions, walking, climbing stairs, standing up from a seated position, bending your leg in towards your chest (as when dressing, cutting your toe nails, or washing/drying your feet), running, squatting and standing difficult and painful. Most hip problems are the result of repetitive

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20 Jun, 2019

What is one of the most stable joints in the body?

You guessed it, the hip joint! However, that does not keep this joint and region of the body from becoming unstable, developing issues, and producing discomfort. Unstable hip joints can lead to discomfort and weakness in the hip region and creates difficulties: sleeping or lying in certain positions standing, walking, running, and climbing stairs standing

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29 May, 2019

How Can You Protect Your Hips from IT Band Problems?

What is the IT band and how do problems start here and how can you protect your hips?  There are a number of muscles on the outside of your hip that attach to the IT band. The job of all of these muscles is to keep the hip joint structures open, help support the joint

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22 May, 2019

Lasting Relief for Your Hips

The hip joint is one of the most stable joints in the body, however, that does not keep this joint and region of the body from developing issues and producing pain.  There are multiple structures in and around the hip joint that can produce pain in this area of the body which can keep us

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16 May, 2019

Hip Discomfort when Climbing Stairs & Lying in Certain Positions

Pain in the hip region can contribute to difficulty lying in certain positions, walking, climbing stairs, and standing up from a seated position.  Hip problems make daily activities like simply walking difficult and painful. It’s important to be able to describe exactly where your pain is located. This helps confirm that your hip is actually

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13 May, 2019

Hip Issues make Standing and Walking Difficult

Hip problems make daily activities like simply walking, standing and bathing difficult and painful.  Hip pain is often felt in the groin or on the outside of the hip directly where the joint is located. Most of the common causes of hip pain are due to wear and tear and overuse. This means that most

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3 Apr, 2019

What causes that muscle cramp or “charlie horse”?

By: Jeremy Schain, DPT Without a doubt, many of you throughout the course of your lives have suffered a“Charlie horse” or “pulled a hamstring” while running, playing a sport, performing activity or simply while going about your daily life. Have you ever wondered what causes this to occur? Furthermore, how can they be treated and how

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3 Apr, 2019

Three reasons you might have trouble standing, walking or running

Hip problems are a common complaint that affects all ages and activity levels. Many hip problems are often the result of an overuse injury and can interfere with your daily activities that can make dressing, shaving your legs and standing while cooking challenging. Three common hip problems are: Osteoarthritis. This happens when the cartilage in your

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