Hip and Groin Pain
At a glance;
- Hip and Groin Pain can be sharp, aching, often deep seated pain
- Can present around the hip, into buttock and through the inside thigh and inside knee
- Muscle Strains, Ligament Sprains, Labral injuries, Degenerative and Osteoarthritic joints, Congenital Disorders such as Perthes Disease or Protrusio Acetabuli, Cam Deformity, Fractures and Stress Fractures all successfully treated/managed.
- All types of Post-Surgery Procedures – Total Hip Joint Replacements and Arthroscopic Repairs treated successfully
- You will receive thorough and comprehensive assessment
- Hands on stretching and mobilising to relieve your pain and return your movement
- Progressive, goal-orientated exercise programs using our rehabilitation gym to ensure complete recovery
As a source of chronic and acute pain the hip and groin can have you sitting on the sidelines for long periods of time. Careful diagnosis of your problem is the key to success in your quick and successful recovery. We work with and communicate closely with Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeons as required to successfully return you back to sport and back on your feet.
- Hip and Groin injuries can present as a range of symptoms. A sharp, acute intermittent pain all the way through to a deep, aching constant pain.
- Can present as pain or tightness, deep inside the hip joint, buttock, thigh, groin and even referring as far as the inside of your knee.
- Pain occurs with increased activity and weight bearing.
- Pain often increases with sitting on low chairs or getting out of low chairs i.e. the car.
- Clicking can be felt in the hip.
- Stiffness pain and tightness with hip movement and walking/running/cycling
There are many different types of hip injuries and causes which include;
- Groin muscle tear – e.g. can occur with changing speed, changing direction, poor kicking techniques or a direct blow.
- Hip joint injuries, where the covering of the bone (cartilage) or shock absorber the labrum, can occur with sudden movements including a fall or with repetitive movements or whilst cycling or running.
- Osteoarthritis in the hip as a result of prolonged or repetitive movement and with age.
- A CAM deformity in the hip is due to repetitive movement especially repeated flexion bending, squats or cycling.
- Overuse of muscles leading to muscle tightness in buttock, the thigh and iliotibial band leading to hip and knee injuries.
- Congenital or birth deformities in the hip can increase the possibility of osteoarthritis in the hip.
We combine a thoughtful, thorough assessment to give you a clear picture of your problem, with a hands on approach to release tightened muscles and joints.
You will receive a comprehensive exercise program, using equipment in our rehabilitation gym, which provides a framework for recovery in the shortest time possible and one which you can continue with at home or at your gym.