Hip Pain Treatment In Adelaide - Physiotherapy

Hip pain is common in athletes as well as women in their 40's and 50's.  Often times there is an initial injury that often lingers on for months / years. 

Hip pain that develops gradually can often be due to issues with the tightness in the muscles around the hip, but can also be due to degenerative changes like arthritis, cartilage damage or tendon issues.

Common symptoms include: pain and stiffness in the back or side of the hip (particularly at night) and pain with running or walking during your sport / exercise.

To get you better, we follow a gold standard three stage program that is evidence based and places the emphasis on building capacity and load tolerance in your body. 



Stage 1: Diagnose

The involves a 1 hour Initial Assessment, involving taking a full history, movement screening and testing your current capacity.  We aim to address all of the contributing factors that may be limiting your ability to get better.  After your assessment, we'll formulate a personal rehabilitation plan to address your needs and you'll receive a detailed written report.

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Stage 2: Treat

This stage involves a short burst of treatment designed to decrease pain and inflammation as well as prepare the hip muscles and tendons for the most important stage 3.  This may involve a combination of massage, dry needling, joint mobilisation and taping over 4-6 sessions.


Stage 3: Re-Build

This stage is the most critical  for the long term health of your hip.  We work with you closely to build a personalised re-loading program (with videos delivered to your smartphone via our PhysiApp).  This stage involves successfully transitioning you back to your chosen sport or exercise you love.

Don't delay your treatment.

The occasional ache or pain may be nothing to worry about, but failing to pay attention to strong pain may end up causing you a lot of problems in the future. If hip pain is reducing your ability to take part in the activities your normally do, then it is time to get it looked at. In general, chronic hip pain or clicking that is affecting your life is a sign that something is wrong.

A serious problem will not correct itself, and left untreated, can result in more pain and irreversible damage. 


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Dan O'Grady is a results driven qualified Physiotherapist and member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.  Dan has a special interest in treating hip pain.  He has been working in private practice for 15 years with (over 20,000 patient consults). He is passionate about helping people to move better, feel better and get back to doing what they love.