Treating Hip Pain at Osteopathy Bern

Hip pain

Hip Pain is very common and occurs to about 15% of over 40 years old people. Most commonly, overuse and damage of joint tissues and its surrounding muscles, tendons and ligaments are associated with hip complaints.


What is hip pain?

Hip Pain is pain around the side of the hip but it can also occur at the groin, lower back or knee even. It can present as a dull ache and/or sharp pain, usually aggravated by certain movements (e.g. getting out of a car, running, crossing the legs, putting on shoes).

Some common Causes of hip pain

  • Muscle or ligament strain
  • Direct injuries now or in the past
  • Discs injuries causing pain in surroundings tissues
  • Arthritis
  • Hernia
  • Prolonged Positions
  • Altered Gait due to other underlying musculoskeletal issues
  • Intense overload in the past by certain sport activities (eg skiing, snowboarding, running)

How Osteopathie Bern helps you

At Osteopathy Bern our first goal is to help you gain a better understanding of your symptoms in order to come up with an individual treatment plan for you. We use a variety of manual techniques to soften affected soft tissues (muscles, tendons, connective tissue) and we aim to help you maintain mobility by mobilising affected joints and surrounding structures. Furthermore, life style advice will be given so that you know how you can adapt and avoid painful movements and positions in your day-to-day life and reduce stress on the hip.

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