Fyzical WY: Hip, Leg, & Knee Pain

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YOUR HIP, KNEE AND LOWER LEG 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 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. WH AT CAU S E S H I P , K N E E A N D L E G PA I N ? 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. Fyzical has pinpointed several leading causes of hip, knee and leg pain. While many causes exist, the most likely are: HIP, LEG, & KNEE PAIN

• Arthritis • Dislocation • Hip fracture

• Sprains & strains • Tendonitis • Pinched nerves

• Osteoporosis • Cancer

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. 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.

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