Physical Therapy for Hip Pain - First Health Physical Therapy
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Physical Therapy for Hip Pain

If you or someone you know is suffering from debilitating hip pain, and are seeking sports medicine physical therapy in Midtown West, First Health Physical Therapy is here to help you.  

Our hips are very important in our everyday lives as they help us walk, run, jump, etc. Because our hips have such a wide range of motion it’s no wonder they are so commonly injured. If you are one of the many that have suffered from hip pain seeing a sports medicine physical therapist in midtown west can help you with understanding where and why this pain is occurring, and the best way to treat your pain.  

Causes and symptoms of hip pain

Our hips consist of a ball-and-socket synovial joint formed between the hip bone and femur, there is a cushion of cartilage where the hip bone and the femur connect that helps prevent friction as the hip bone moves in its socket. After time and age that socket becomes to wear down as the muscles and tendons may become overused, as well as broken bones can lead to your hip pain. Here are a few more reasons you may be experiencing hip pain

  • Arthritis 
  • Hip Fractures
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinitis 
  • Muscle or tendon strain 

Symptoms for hip pain can vary depending on the cause, as well as the severity of pain you may be experiencing. Some examples of what you may feel are: 

  • Warmth in a particular area
  • Limping 
  • Loss of motion in your hip
  • Swelling 
  • Groin/Joint pain
  • Tenderness 

If you are suffering from any of these symptoms, seeing a physical therapist may help. 

How can Sports Medicine Physical Therapy in Midtown West help you

Physical therapy is highly recommended for patients with hip pain as it is an alternative and effective way to diminish mild to moderate pain, as well as it is an effective way to avoid surgery. Once you arrive at First Health Physical Therapy our expert staff will examine your strength and range of motion, check your balance as well as your functional abilities. Some treatments that they may provide are: 

  • Stretching 
  • Heat/Ice
  • Balance training
  • Strengthening 
  • Gait training 

If you believe you need treatment for your hip pain and more; our trained staff at First Health Physical Therapy is here to help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.  If you are in search of sports medicine physical therapy in Midtown West, we are here to help.