Health & Wellness Newsletter
HIP, KNEE & LEG PAIN TIS THE SEASON TO BE PAIN FREE!
Whether you have hurt your joints or have been suffering for a long time, seeing a physical therapist at Applied Physical Medicine can help you return to a more active and pain-free life. Give us a call today: (520) 296-8513 While some causes are more severe than others, a physician can identify each. As the body ages, joints become inflamed. Cartilage may wear down, reducing the “buffer” between bones. In some cases, limited blood flow may cause bone tissue death, or necrosis. If you’re experiencing redness, inflammation and immobilized joints, the condition may be severe.
Your hips, knees, and lower legs are tough—but injuries happen. Your hips and knees are your largest joints, supporting your body’s weight. They work in close coordination, giving us the mobility we need. Between arthritis, injuries and age, however, pain can flare up. If you’re experiencing hip, knee or leg pain, call us to schedule a closer look. Before you do, however, let’s examine the pain itself. What Causes Hip, Knee and Leg Pain? Hip, knee and leg pain are surprisingly common.Thus, their source can come from a variety of things. If you’re experiencing pain in any part of your leg, pinpointing the exact spot can help you determine the cause. Applied Physical Medicine has pinpointed several leading causes of hip, knee and leg pain. While many causes exist, the most likely are: • Arthritis
• Tendonitis • Pinched nerves • Osteoporosis • Cancer
• Dislocation • Hip fracture • Sprains and strains
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