Bursitis, Hip Pain Relief Northbrook IL

Seeking hip pain relief in Northbrook? You’re not alone. Hip pain is a common complaint Dr. Tom Bryant hears in his Northbrook chiropractic office. Our hips are engaged in most movements our bodies perform throughout the day. This makes the pain very difficult to ignore (and it shouldn’t be ignored). The location of the hip pain can help guide the doctor as to what the underlying cause may be.

Bursitis

A common cause of hip pain is due to bursitis. Bursitis is inflammation or irritation of fluid sacs in the joints. Bursitis can affect the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and Achilles tendon. Bursitis pain may be sudden or build up over time.

X-ray image of hip painRisk factors for bursitis:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Differing leg lengths
  • Overuse injuries – skiing, golfing, pitching, carpentry

Additional common causes of hip pain:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Referred pain (i.e. sciatica)
  • Trauma
  • Inflammatory disease

Chiropractic care for hip pain relief

Finding the source of pain is the first step in treating hip pain. Once the underlying cause has been determined Dr. Bryant will set out an individualized treatment plan. This could include chiropractic adjustments, stretching, corrective exercises and possible coordination with other health professionals to get you pain free. Chiropractic treatments aim to reduce inflammation, improve mobility of the joint and strengthen any weakened muscles in the area. Starting with chiropractic care for hip pain can often save patients on the risks and costs of surgery. If you are suffering from hip pain in Northbrook, IL contact Health Solutions Precision Spinal Care for a consultation today.