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Hip Pain Causes

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Arthritis Related Hip Pain

Hip pain may be caused by arthritis, injuries or other problems. These types of arthritis can cause hip pain.

  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (degenerative arthritis) is the most common type of arthritis and is caused by wear and tear on the cartilage from use, age or even a previous injury. It can also be the result of an untreated injury; the worn-out cartilage may make the bones rub against each other.
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Septic arthritis
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Hip pain caused by Pinched Nerves

Pinched Nerves can also cause hip pain. These ailments can create pain that runs through the entire area.

  • Herniated disc
  • Sacroilitiis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis ( The spinal nerve roots in the lower back are compressed, resulting in tingling, weakness or numbness that radiates from the low back and into the buttocks and legs. The symptoms are similar to sciatica. )
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Other Causes Of Hip Pain

Aside from injuries, arthritis, and pinched nerves these problems can also cause hip pain.

  • Avascular necrosis
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rickets
  • Synovitis

Hip Pain Treatment

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General treatment of hip pain

Hip pain treatment involves therapeutic modalities, along with manipulation of the low back and hip. This will be paired with strengthening exercises designed to help with hip pain. Dr. Aboudib may give you posture advice, stretching exercises. All these are designed to reduce inflammation and relieve spasms. Weakened muscles can be strengthened and joint mobility increased.

Chiropractic adjustments help relieve sciatica, pain from sacroiliac joint dysfunction, osteoarthritis and other conditions that result in hip pain.

Decompression is typically not used with hip pain.

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