Conditions – Hip Pain

Hip pain can significantly impact your quality of life. It can make performing daily tasks difficult, such as walking, climbing stairs, and sitting or standing for long periods of time.

 It is important to seek treatment from a healthcare provider, such as a physiotherapist to help reduce pain and improve quality of life. At Purpose Physiotherapy, we can treat the following hip conditions:

  • Degeneration
  • Impingement (FAI)
  • Cartilage issues
  • Labral tears
  • Pelvis & SIJ pain
  • Hypermobility
  • Tendonitis
  • Bursitis
  • Arthritis

At our clinics in Thirroul and Woonona, Purpose Physiotherapy has a team of experienced physiotherapists and exercise physiologists that are experienced in treating hip pain. Our approach to helping you overcome your hip pain is as follows:

  1. A comprehensive assessment from one of our team will identify both the diagnosis and the root causes of your problem. it may be necessary for us to use imaging and scans where appropriate.
  2. Our team will test and measure to help track your progress and highlight improvements in managing your injury.
  3. At Purpose, we take a holistic approach to managing your health, taking into account your posture, alignment, mobility, strength, sleep, stress, nutrition and nervous system.
  4. A physiotherapy treatment plan can help to relieve pain and target the root causes, using techniques such as massage, joint manipulation, dryneedling, tailored exercise programs and education. We will make a plan designed to specifically target your individual goals.
  5. Purpose Physiotherapy can provide ongoing prevention and management of your injury through clinical Pilates and smallgroup exercise classes.

By taking this approach, our team will be able to get you Moving with Purpose and living with Purpose. 

Hip Pain FAQ's

  • Hip pain can be caused by a variety of conditions such as arthritis, impingement (FAI), labral tears, cartilage issues, bursitis, tendonitis, degeneration and hypermobility.
  • Symptoms of hip pain can vary but may include pain in the hip joint, groin, buttock, thigh, and/or lower back, stiffness in the hip joint, difficulty walking, and/or limited range of motion.
  • Physiotherapy can help to manage hip pain by reducing pain and inflammation, improving range of motion, and restoring strength and function. A physio may use manual therapy, exercise, and activity modification to help treat the underlying cause of hip pain and prevent further injury.
  • To prevent hip pain, it is important to maintain a healthy weight, exercise regularly, and use proper technique when engaging in activities or sports. Additionally, stretching and strengthening exercises can help to keep the hip muscles strong and flexible.

Hip Exercises