If you are one of the thousands of people who have recently undergone hip replacement surgery, you may be wondering what to expect during your first week. Recovering from hip replacement surgery can be a bit challenging, but with some planning and hard work, you will be on your way to a full and speedy […]
A collection of posts regarding hip pain and physical therapy aides.
Do you experience hip pain when going up or downstairs? Do you search for the elevator anytime you are in a building to avoid using the stairs because you don’t want the pain in your hip to increase? This is a common problem, and there are several potential causes. However, pain with stairs is not
If you are one of the millions of people who have been diagnosed with arthritis, you may be considering a total hip replacement. This is a big decision, and it’s important that you do everything possible to prepare for it. The more prepared that you go into the surgery, the faster you’ll recover. We want
A hip replacement can be a life changer! Your pain and mobility can greatly improve after surgery, improving your quality of life and daily activities. But…what happens when you start to feel a different pain in the hip? Hip Flexor tendonitis can sneak up on anyone after surgery and is a pain in the….well hip! It’s
A Bosu ball is an excellent addition to any home gym to increase core strength and balance. If you want a killer leg workout, the Bosu ball provides the perfect variance of exercises to achieve the look you want. The versatility of being able to use both sides of the Bosu ball allows it offers
The Clamshell is an excellent exercise for hip and knee pain. It is one of the most commonly prescribed exercises in physical therapy and is popular in workouts. The clamshell not only works the muscles in your hips but also helps stabilize the entire leg, including the knee and ankle. There are many different variations
The Bulgarian Split Squat is a great strengthening exercise for knee and/or hip pain. It’s inexpensive to do, targets hip and knee strength, works on balance, is easy on the back and other joints, is simple to progress as your body gets stronger and helps with alignment control. This is truly an exercise that hits
Do you have Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)? It’s easy to understand the causes that contribute to knee pain but does it also cause hip pain? PFPS is an overuse syndrome of the knee cap that causes pain in the front of the knee and is made worse with activities such as squatting, running, and jumping.
Can a total knee replacement cause hip pain? It is not uncommon for patients to experience pain in both joints at the same time. In fact, there are many reasons why your hip might be more painful after a total knee replacement. There is a lot of additional stress placed on the body after surgery
Riding a bike is not only fun, but it’s also great exercise. After a hip replacement, it can be a fantastic way to stay active. You can quickly return to cycling during a successful rehabilitation program. Patients often report that getting a hip replacement is the best decision they ever made! It can restore mobility,