If you’ve been dealing with hip and knee pain for a long time, you may believe it’s permanent. After all, can you really get long-term relief from severe joint pain?
You can, in fact, and physiotherapy is one of the best ways to do so! With the right physiotherapy treatments, you can alleviate pain in your hips and knees and possibly even eliminate it entirely.
To learn more about how physiotherapy can help relieve your hip and knee pain, contact Creekwood Physiotherapy in Edmonton, AB today.
Hip and knee pain can be caused by a great number of problems. Some of these are related to musculoskeletal misalignment, poor posture, and/or excess weight; others occur as the result of natural aging or unhealthy sports/work habits. Your hip or knee pain may stem from:
Our physiotherapist can often tell the cause of your hip or knee pain from its location. For example, pain along the inside of the hip is more likely to be caused by a problem with the bones or cartilage. Pain along the outer side is typically caused by a problem in the muscles, tendons or ligaments.
Discover other causes of hip and knee pain below:
Hip and knee pain can be extremely frustrating because it appears that no matter what you do, if you move, you will experience pain. However, there are ways to reduce your pain in the long run.
It may take some time and effort on your part, but physiotherapy has been shown time and again to help patients of all ages and backgrounds reduce hip and knee pain.
Why does physiotherapy provide such long-lasting pain relief? There are several reasons for this, including:
Treating your problem at its root. If you just treat the symptoms of a hip and/or knee issue, you are almost guaranteed to see the problem pop up again later on. But if you can identify the source of the problem, you can actually treat what is causing the pain. Physiotherapists have a process to identify the causes of hip and knee pain so that they can give you targeted treatments designed to get to the bottom of what is causing your pain.
If you are experiencing hip or knee pain, we want you to know that we are here to help. Our Edmonton, AB physiotherapy team can help you reduce your pain and live a healthier life.
Make an appointment with Creekwood Physiotherapy today to get the relief you deserve!