Hip pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint, and there are many causes of hip pain.
Click any of the common causes of hip pain below to learn more about each condition and the best treatment options.
Hip osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage that surrounds the hip joint and acts as the shock absorber starts to break down.
FemoroAcetabular Impingement, or FAI is a mismatch between the femur head (thigh bone) and the acetabulum (pelvis). This causes abnormal friction in the socket, which causes damage to the cartilage.
GTPS, or Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome describes a collection of overlapping conditions that cause lateral-sided hip pain, including greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome, and strain or tendinopathy of the hip abductor muscles.
IT Band Syndrome is caused by irritation of the tissues near the attachment of the iliotibial band. This overuse syndrome is particularly common in runners and cyclists.
Iliopsoas tendonitis refers to two muscles-the iliacus and psoas-commonly referred to as "hip flexors". These muscles are known to contribute to various lumbopelvic problems as well being a source of hip pain and dysfunction itself . Potential problems can range from painless snapping to painful irritation of the tendon and underlying bursa.
Meralgia Paresthetica is a condition where a nerve called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve is compressed causing pain, tingling, and numbness sensation on the outside portion of the thigh.
Hip Abductor Weakness is a common functional deficit that has numerous implications in the foot, knee, hip, and back.
Hamstring Strains are one of the most common athletic injuries.
At Creekside Chiropractic & Performance Center, we are highly trained to treat these conditions. We are the only inter-disciplinary clinic in Sheboygan county that provides chiropractic, myofascial release, ART (Active Release Technique), massage therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy, rehabilitative exercise, nutritional counseling, personal training, and golf performance training under one roof. Utilizing these different services, we can help patients and clients reach the best outcomes and the best versions of themselves. Voted Best Chiropractor in Sheboygan by the Sheboygan Press.
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