Hip pain is a common musculoskeletal issue, but without treatment, it can affect your mobility and quality of life. At Synergy Release Sports in Atlanta and Alpharetta, Georgia, the experienced team of chiropractors takes a minimally invasive and holistic approach to hip pain management. After an exam and review of your medical records, the team can make personalized treatment recommendations. Call the nearest office today to request treatment for hip pain, or make your appointment online.
Your hip joints connect your legs to your upper body. They help you with routine movements, such as sitting down, climbing stairs, and walking.
Most people experience hip pain at one time or another because of general wear-and-tear. It usually improves with rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medication, but if your symptoms continue or worsen, it’s essential to determine the cause.
The Synergy Release Sports team treats hip pain caused by various injuries and medical conditions, including:
Sometimes, hip pain occurs because of snapping hip syndrome, an overuse injury prevalent in teens and young adults.
Hip pain affects people from all walks of life. Running and playing sports can increase your risk, but so can other factors, including:
You might develop hip pain if you work a job that requires repetitive motions, like bending or lifting.
Your Synergy Release Sports provider reviews your medical records, asks about your symptoms, and completes an exam. They check your hip for bruising, redness, or swelling and gently press on your hip joint and surrounding skin to identify sensitive areas.
Then, your chiropractor has you do some easy exercises so they can observe your hip in motion. They also order diagnostic imaging, such as X-rays or an MRI, to examine your bones, joints, and surrounding tissues.
The Synergy Release Sports team treats hip pain using a holistic and patient-centered approach. They might recommend:
All of these treatments help relieve muscle tightness, pain, and immobility. Depending on your needs, it may take one or several treatments to achieve lasting relief. Follow your chiropractor’s instructions and make sure to attend each of your scheduled appointments.
Call the nearest Synergy Release Sports office today to receive treatment for hip pain, or book your appointment online.