Hip Pain

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

5 Helpful Tips to Prepare for a Total Hip Replacement Surgery

5 Helpful Tips To Prepare For A Total Hip Replacement Surgery

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 …

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Clamshell Exercise: An Excellent Strengthening Exercise for Hip and Knee Pain

Clamshell Exercise An Excellent Strengthening Exercise For Hip And Knee Pain

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 …

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Bulgarian Split Squat: One of the Best Strengthening Exercises for Knee and Hip Pain

Bulgarian Split Squat One of the Best Strengthening Exercises for Knee and Hip Pain

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 …

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Hip Pain and Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Hip Pain And Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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. …

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Can a Total Knee Replacement Cause Hip Pain? A Helpful Guide

Can A Total Knee Replacement Cause Hip Pain?

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 …

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Riding a Bike After a Hip Replacement – A Helpful Guide

Riding A Bike After A Hip Replacement

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, …

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