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Exercises To Reduce Hip Stiffness or Mild Pain

Jul 14, 2020 / Video

Physical therapist led simple hip exercises and stretches to help reduce mild hip pain and stiffness.

Physical Therapy Guide to Hip Labral Tears

Jun 24, 2019 / Guide

Hip labral tears occur when the labrum, a band of cartilage surrounding the hip joint, is injured from repetitive stress to the hip joint, a fall, or a car accident.

Opioids Are No More Effective Than Nonopioids for Pain

Mar 28, 2018 / Did You Know?

According to a recent study, it appears that opioids may not be any more effective than nonopioid medications, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) for treating chronic back pain, or hip or knee osteoarthritis-related pain.

Osteoarthritis of the Hip and Knee

May 11, 2017 / Podcast

Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative joint disease that affects between 27 million and 30 million Americans. It can cause pain and stiffness.

Physical Therapy Guide to Snapping Hip Syndrome

Apr 8, 2018 / Guide

Snapping hip syndrome refers to a snapping or popping feeling that occurs in the hip's side, front, or back (the sit bone) when forcefully lifting, lowering, or swinging the leg.

Physical Therapy Guide to Hip Impingement (Femoroacetabular Impingement)

Jul 19, 2020 / Guide

Hip impingement involves a change in the shape of the surface of the hip joint. It can lead to stiffness, pain, and damage to the tissue and/or bone.

Physical Therapy Guide to Hip Bursitis

Aug 31, 2022 / Guide

Hip bursitis is inflammation of the small fluid-filled sacs (bursae) that provide cushioning between the hip muscles, tendons, and ligaments and the hip bones. Most commonly, bursitis causes pain on the outside of the hip and thigh.

Success Story: An Art Teacher's Journey to a Pain Free Life

Sep 1, 2016 / Podcast

Joanne was enjoying life as an art teacher when she started having hip pain that intensified, making it hard to stand or walk.

Success Story: Physical Therapist Collaborates With Surgeon to Solve Hip Impingement Diagnosis

Jun 29, 2017 / Podcast

The pain that Annie Karp felt in her hip wasn't intense, but it was unrelenting. She had no success with treatment, until a physical therapist asked: "Are you a dancer?"

Physical Therapy Guide to Hip Osteoarthritis

Jan 23, 2023 / Guide

Hip osteoarthritis, or hip OA, is a health condition involving changes to the cartilage, ligaments, bone, and muscles surrounding the hip joint. It can make everyday activities, such as walking or climbing stairs, hard to do.