Whether you are dancing, climbing stairs, simply getting out of bed, or running, your hip joint is extremely important for overall function. The hip is a ball and socket joint that allows for wide range of motion, thereby opening itself to a variety of injuries.
As a complex collection of cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and muscles, the hip endures the shocks of daily living but is also vulnerable to athletic injury.
Common hip conditions include:
If you have numbness, tingling, night pain, or progressive weakness, your Orthology provider can investigate and begin a plan of care to get you better, faster.
Their comprehensive approach encompasses nonsurgical treatments that relieve pain, promote healing and prevent future injuries. Orthology providers excel in customized treatment plans that are designed to increase your strength, restore your range of motion and alleviate pain.
Treatment begins with gaining a thorough understanding of the source of your pain, a clear diagnosis, and a personalized plan for getting you back to doing what you love. Trying to return to athletic activities? No problem. they will even provide you a timeframe for your return.
Because Orthology providers employ a hands-on approach and begin treatment at your very first appointment, you should feel relief or increased function quickly. You’ll also likely experience improved performance in your hip.
At the outset of care, your medical and physical history is assessed along with other lifestyle factors (such as the type of injury, age, sport, and other needs). With this information, Orthology providers are able to develop a custom care plan that fits your goals.
Employing soft tissue work on muscles, tendons, fascia; joint mobilization including anterior, posterior, inferior glide, and hip distraction in various directions; muscle strengthening for the gluteal group, the deep rotators and other muscles; your Orthology provider will utilize their research-based approach to get you on the path to recovery. And while their noninvasive treatments can often prevent or postpone surgery, everyone is different.
Expect that your care will take anywhere from 4 to 8 visits and you will leave with the resources you need to help prevent further issues.
Our expert Orthology providers work one-on-one with every patient to ensure their treatment goals are met. Therapy programs are continually reassessed to monitor changes and improvements in your condition. In addition to intensive hands-on treatment received in Orthology practices, they integrate these therapeutic techniques into your daily life and provide you with a roadmap to follow for optimal recovery.
Orthology providers believe the path to recovery is an active process. Therefore, they ensure they provide you with the tools you need, such as at-home exercises and treatment related information, in order to continually improve and remain healthy outside of their practices. This creates a results-driven attitude that accelerates your healing, promotes healthy living and prevents re-injury or future injury.