Precision PT: Hip, Leg, And Knee Pain

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Hip, Leg, & Knee Pain WHAT IS THE CAUSE?

In some cases, limited blood flowmay cause bone tissue death, or necrosis. If you’re experiencing redness, inflammation and immobilized joints, the condition may be severe. What Are The Symptoms? While leg pain is noticeable by a slew of symptoms, several stick out. Aching or stiffness around the hip, groin, back or thigh may be a sign of deeper problems.Adecreased range of motion, too, is a sign of deeper problems which may later result in hip, knee or leg pain. Sometimes, inactivity can contribute to immobility—and later pain. If you’re limping, lurching or are experiencing bad balance, contact a physician.While some hip, knee and leg pains go away, those lasting longer than several months may be hinting at a deeper issue.

Your hip, knee and lower leg are tough—but injuries happen. Your hips and knees are your largest joints, supporting your body’s weight. Theywork in close coordination, giving us the mobilitywe 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. Precision PhysicalTherapy has pinpointed several leading causes of hip, knee and leg pain.While many causes exist, the most likely are:

• Tendonitis • Pinched nerves • Osteoporosis • Cancer

• Arthritis • Dislocation • Hip fracture • Sprains and strains

Sources https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/hip-pain/basics/when-to-see-doctor/sym-20050684 https://www.everydayhealth.com/hip-pain/hip-pain-and-your-body.aspx https://www.health.harvard.edu/pain/knees-and-hips-a-troubleshooting-guide-to-knee-and-hip-pain https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/7619.php

While some causes are more severe than others, a physician can identify each.As the body ages, joints become inflamed. Cartilage maywear down, reducing the “buffer” between bones.

Are you dealing with pain? Call Precision at 502.479.2552 to schedule your consultation with your physical therapist today!

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