Hip Pain Treatment in Layton, Syracuse, Farmington, and Roy
One in four Americans over the age of 60 will suffer from hip pain. Wasatch Peak Physical Therapy specializes in the treatment of hip pain. We create individual patient treatment programs based on your needs. Our experts will focus on decreasing or eliminating pain, improve range of motion, and restore mobility.
Causes of Hip Pain
Hip pain is commonly felt in aging adults due to years of repetitive movements, arthritis, and joint degeneration. The hip is one of the most-used joints in the body responsible for bearing most of the body’s weight when walking, running, climbing stairs, and standing up from a seated position. Here are some common causes of hip pain:
- Arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis are the most common causes of hip pain. When arthritis occurs in the hip, it causes inflammation, and individuals experience a breakdown of cartilage, which is designed to cushion the hips. When arthritis starts to happen, patients can feel stiffness and reduced range of motion.
- Hip fractures – The bones start to become brittle and weak over time, making the hips vulnerable to fractures. We treat patients experiencing hip fractures and need assistance restoring motion and reducing pain.
- Bursitis – Inflammation of the bursae causes pain and irritation of the hip joint.
- Tendinitis – Overuse and repetitive stress can cause inflammation of the tendons.
Common Symptoms of Hip Pain
The hip is designed to endure repeated motion, and the hips will sustain wear and tear over the years. If you feel tenderness, stiffness, or pain, contact Wasatch Peak Physical Therapy to schedule a consultation. Here are some common symptoms of hip pain:
- Pain when standing from a seated position
- Lower back pain
- Buttocks pain
- Groin pain
- Thigh pain or tenderness
Physical Therapy Treatment of Hip Pain
Our physical therapy team will evaluate your condition to determine the best physical therapy treatments for hip pain. We will improve hip strength through motion and movement techniques. At-home exercises will help improve the mobility and strength of the hips and keep them moving correctly. We can restore motion to the hips and reduce pain with the right treatments and correct exercises. Contact one of our four Northern Utah Physical Therapy offices to schedule a consultation for hip pain.