Bursitis is another common cause of hip discomfort. Bursitis is an inflammation or irritation of the joint fluid sacs. Bursitis can affect the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and Achilles tendon in addition to other areas. The pain caused by bursitis may be sudden or develop over time.
Risk factors for bursitis:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Differing leg lengths
- Overuse injuries – skiing, golfing, pitching, carpentry
Additional common causes of hip pain:
- Referred pain (i.e. sciatica)
- Inflammatory disease
Chiropractic care for hip pain relief
The first step in treating hip pain is locating its source. Dr. Bryant will develop an individualized treatment strategy once the underlying cause has been identified. Chiropractic adjustments, stretching, corrective exercises, and/or coordination with other medical specialists might be part of the plan. Chiropractic treatments aim to reduce inflammation, increase joint mobility, and strengthen any weakened muscles in the region. Chiropractic care for hip discomfort may help patients avoid the hazards and expenses of surgery by starting with chiropractic treatment. If you’re looking for a chiropractor in Northbrook, IL, call Health Solutions Precision Spinal Care.