Hip and Groin Pain

At a glance;

  • Hip and Groin Pain can be sharp, aching, often deep seated pain
  • Can present around the hip, into buttock and through the inside thigh and inside knee
  • Muscle tears, ligament tears, labral tears, osteoarthritis ‘wear & tear’, degenerative often congenital conditions, fractures, post orthopaedic surgery such as a Total Hip Joint Replacement
  • You will receive thorough and comprehensive assessment
  • Hands on stretching and mobilizing to relieve your pain and return your movement
  • Progressive, goal-orientated exercise programs using our rehabilitation gym to ensure complete recovery

As a source of chronic and acute pain the hip and groin can have you sitting on the sidelines for long periods of time. Careful diagnosis of your problem is the key to success in your quick and successful recovery.

  • Hip and Groin injuries can present as sharp, acute intermittent pain to dull deep aching constant pain
  • Can present as pain or tightness, deep inside the hip joint, buttock, thigh, groin and even referring as far as the inside of your knee.
  • Pain occurs with increased activity and weight bearing.
  • Pain often increases with sitting on low chairs or getting out of low chairs i.e. the car.
  • Clicking can be felt in the hip.
  • Stiffness pain and tightness with hip movement and walking/running/cycling

If you have any of the symptoms please call (03) 9670 3996 or email info@elizabethphysio.com.au

There are many different types of hip injuries and causes which include;

  • Groin muscle tear – e.g. can occur with changing speed, changing direction, poor kicking techniques or a direct blow.
  • Hip Joint Injuries such as a – tear to labrum can occur with sudden movement such as following a fall or with repetitive movement such as whilst running or cycling.
  • Osteoarthritis in the hip as a result of prolonged or repetitive movement and with age.
  • A CAM deformity in the hip is due to repetitive movement especially repeated flexion such as squats or cycling.
  • Overuse of muscles leading to muscle tightness in buttock, the thigh and iliotibial band leading to hip and knee injuries.
  • Congenital or birth deformities in the hip can increase the possibility of osteoarthritis in the hip.

We combine a thoughtful, thorough assessment to give you a clear picture of your problem, with a hands on approach to release tightened muscles and joints.

You will receive a comprehensive exercise program, using equipment in our rehabilitation gym, which provides a framework for recovery in the shortest time possible and one which you can continue with at home or at your gym.

Call for appointment (03) 9670 3996 or email info@elizabethphysio.com.au

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