Hip Pain Relief in Franklin
Dr. Gil Center for Back, Neck, and Chronic Pain Relief
Are you experiencing hip pain? You might also have difficulty with walking and other movement. Your hip problem might even be affecting your entire body because other areas are overcompensating. Hip pain can be a result of muscle imbalances, degenerative arthritis in the hip joint, a tight illiotibial band (I.T band syndrome), bursitis, or piriformis spasm. In some cases lower back issues can cause hip related pain. If you’re experiencing hip pain and associated problems from it, come see us at the Dr. Gil Center so we can evaluate your situation and provide chiropractic care to get your hip and your entire body back in order. For more information or to make an appointment for hip pain relief in Franklin, call us today at (615) 794-0800.
Types of Hip Pain
You can experience pain in different parts of the hip. You might feel the pain in the hip joint, which can even feel like pain in your groin, or the pain might be on your buttock, upper thigh or outer hip. These different types of pain can have different underlying causes, which is something we at the Dr. Gil Center can assess to better treat the cause of the pain.
Causes of Hip Pain
Hip pain is a fairly common problem that can be caused by a number of conditions or injuries to the hip area. You might be experiencing:
- A pinched nerve, which could be caused by a herniated disk, sciatica, spinal stenosis or other conditions
- An injury, which could include a hip fracture, a hip sprain or strain, an inguinal hernia, dislocation of the hip or iliotibial band syndrome (tight I. T. band)
- Arthritis in the hip, which could include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or other types of arthritis
- Additional causes, which could include osteoporosis, and certain other conditions including cancer
At the Dr. Gil Center, our Franklin hip pain doctors can determine the cause of your hip pain. We can perform x-rays,and refer for MRIs or other scans if necessary . The pain may be coming from a degenerative joint, iliotibial band syndrome, sciatic pain, or bursitis. During the examination, we will determine the cause of your condition, so it can be appropriately treated
Hip Pain Treatment
So what can a chiropractor do for you to help you manage your hip pain? The answer all depends on the cause of the hip pain. We might recommend chiropractic adjustments and manipulation to get your spine and hip in alignment, and your body back in balance. We might teach you some therapeutic exercises for you to perform both in the office and at home. By performing exercises on a regular basis, it can keep your body alignment maintained.
In addition, at the Dr. Gil Center, we have numerous hip pain treatment options for our Franklin residents, including spinal decompression therapy, electrical muscle stimulation, ultrasound, deep tissue laser therapy, dry needling and even advanced medical procedures such as PRP and Stem cell regenerative therapy. Call us today to make an appointment so we can come up with a custom plan for your hip pain. 615 794 0800