Hip Pain

A collection of posts regarding hip pain and physical therapy aides.

Driving After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery – What You Need to Know

Driving After Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Getting back to normal after arthroscopic hip surgery can be confusing and even frightening.  Hip surgery, whether it was a  hip labral repair, hip labral debridement, or a labral reconstruction, is a life-changing event that you want to allow to adequately heal. See our helpful table and subsequent information to help you know when you …

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Helpful Tips to Prepare for Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

Despite what you may have heard, preparing for a hip arthroscopic surgery can be a seamless process. The key to ensuring a smooth recovery lies in informed and thoughtful preparation. Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery of the hip meant to address a range of joint issues, like impingement and labral tears. The recovery …

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Hamstring for Better Flexibility

5 Ways to Stretch Your Hamstring for Better Flexibility

Exercising is fantastic for your mind, body, and soul. It has proven to be beneficial in multiple areas of one’s health. However, many individuals who exercise regularly don’t realize that it is just as important to stretch. Stretching regularly can help you prevent various sport-related or workout-related injuries among many other great benefits. The best …

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5 Tips for a Complete Recovery After a Hip Labral Repair Surgery

5 Helpful Tips After a Hip Labral Repair

Undergoing any surgery is nerve-wracking enough, but facing one that impacts your mobility is especially daunting. Preparing for a Hip Labral Repair Surgery requires more than just finding the right surgeon. Knowing what to do before and after surgery can make all the difference when it comes to a full recovery. What is a Hip …

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Total Hip Replacement: Tips for a Faster and Easier Recovery

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Total hip replacements are increasing in popularity in both the United States and worldwide. It’s estimated that over 300,000 surgeries are performed here in the US and that could increase to over 500,000 within the next 5 years. Even though the surgeries and the recovery period after is getting faster and easier with modern medicine, …

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Exercises to Avoid After a Total Hip Replacement

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Total hip replacements are one of the most common surgeries in the United States with over 300,000 performed each year. As people live longer and modern medicine advances, more people are suffering from Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the wear and tear of a joint over time and is the cause for a total hip replacement. Once …

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The Best Gift Ideas after a Total Hip Replacement to Speed Up Recovery

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The Best Gift Ideas after a Total Hip Replacement to Speed Up Recovery Total hip replacement surgery, as you can imagine, is a major procedure. It involves several weeks of healing time as well as physical therapy, and sometimes even a short stay at a rehabilitation center. If you have a family member or friend …

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The Best Hamstring Compression Sleeve

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Compression garments are becoming more and more popular amongst both high level and recreational athletes. Full compression tights are commonly used in the NBA, compression socks are found in marathons and distance races across the country, and the new “in” dress attire in elementary school in full length compression tights underneath athletic shorts. Compression garments …

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