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Hip pain can significantly impact mobility and quality of life, making even simple daily activities challenging. Whether it stems from injury, overuse, or underlying medical conditions, understanding the causes and seeking proper assessment and diagnosis are crucial steps towards effective treatment. Fortunately, physiotherapy offers a range of effective treatments to alleviate hip pain, promote healing, and restore mobility.
Understanding Hip Pain
The hip joint is a complex structure composed of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that work together to support body weight and facilitate movement. Hip pain can originate from different sources, including:
- Musculoskeletal Causes - Strains and Sprains, Bursitis, Tendinitis etc.
- Structural Causes - Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hip Labral Tears, Hip Fractures etc.
Assessment & Diagnosis
When seeking physiotherapy treatment for hip pain, a thorough assessment and diagnosis are essential. Our qualified physiotherapist will evaluate the individual's medical history and perform physical examinations. This comprehensive approach helps identify the underlying causes and determine the most suitable treatment options.