While a common problem, hip pain is a condition you don’t have to live with. At Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries in Altoona, Ankeny, and Grimes, Iowa, Aaron Martin, DC, and his outstanding team offer holistic hip pain diagnostics and treatments that restore musculoskeletal functioning, reduce pain, and enhance your well-being. Call the nearest office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking tab today.
Hip pain is discomfort in one or both of your hip joints, which connect your pelvis to your thighs. These joints contain bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and other soft tissues. They can become damaged and painful due to diseases, injuries, or age-related wear. See the Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries team at the first sign of continuous or extreme hip pain.
Hip discomfort may present as:
The discomfort may go away with rest and home remedies, but hip injuries sometimes require medical intervention for proper healing.
Common risk factors for hip pain include:
You might injure your hip by playing sports, falling, having a physically demanding job, being in a car accident, or experiencing wear-and-tear due to aging.
The Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries team pinpoints the cause of hip pain using various methods. They discuss your medical history, symptoms, medications, and lifestyle. Your chiropractic specialist also completes a physical exam and uses digital X-rays or other procedures to confirm a diagnosis and develop an effective pain-reducing solution.
Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries offers numerous treatments for hip pain, including:
Your specialist lets you know which stretches and exercises to complete at home to strengthen painful tissues and promote healing. Don’t hesitate to call the office at any time with questions.
Your provider tailors each hip pain treatment to your personalized needs to ensure outstanding, long-lasting pain reduction.
To reap the benefits of hip pain relief, schedule an appointment at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries by phone or online today.