Over time, hip pain can result in increased pain, weakened leg muscles, and declining mobility if left untreated. Bryn J. Henderson, DO, JD. FACPE and the team at Regenerative Medical Group (RMG) located in Orange, California treat the condition using a multidisciplinary and personalized approach for a safe and effective recovery.
Hip pain is a common complaint that may be caused by various factors. Your hip pain's exact location may hold vital information about its underlying cause. You may also feel it in the groin or thigh rather than in the hip.
Illnesses and disorders can occasionally bring on Hip discomfort in other parts of your body, such as your lower back. Referred pain is the name for this kind of discomfort.
There are various causes for hip pain.The most common causes include:
Osteoarthritis, tendonitis, strained muscle, or tendon is likely to blame for your hip pain. You can experience relief from this most often by using an over-the-counter pain reliever like acetaminophen or a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like ibuprofen or naproxen.
There are also other options to help relieve pain quickly, such as TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)
It is a fast-acting pain treatment for hip complaints; it stimulates blood circulation and calms the nerves to help you take action against pain.
However, if the hip is bleeding, you can see exposed bone or muscle, you hear a popping sound, or you cannot bear weight on it, you should call your doctor immediately. It would be better to keep an eye out for the following symptoms accompanied by hip pain:
Other scenarios that should prompt a call to your doctor for help:
Sudden hip pain
Hip pain triggered by a fall or injury
Bleeding or deformed joints
Popping noise in the injured joint
Inability to put any weight on your hip
Inability to move your leg or hip
At Regenerative Medical Group, we help your body rejuvenate itself by stimulating innate healing abilities. We provide a myriad of these regenerative services to alleviate your pain or discomfort.
Injections such as PRP, prolotherapy, and other injections into the affected area to help repair and revitalize degenerated and damaged tissues
Peptide therapy which assists in the repair of your muscles and tissues, suppresses chronic inflammation, and reduces muscle soreness
Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) to help increase your range of motion, improve function, and reduce pain or painful spasms in the affected area
IV therapy that offers a combination of vitamins, minerals, and nutrition to help nourish your bones for better strength and quicker recovery
Physical therapy which is an exercise program that focuses on strengthening your hip and helps recover and improve your range of motion