HealthActions: Hip, Knee & Leg Pain

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The Best Gift Is Real Results! Hip, Knee and Leg Pain

In some cases, limited blood flow may cause bone tissue death, or necrosis. If you’reexperiencingredness, inflammationand immobilized joints, thecondition 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. A decreased range of motion can also be 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,orareexperiencingbadbalance,contactyourphysicianorsee us for a FREE CONSULTATION TODAY. While some hip, knee and leg pains go away,those lasting longerthanseveralmonthsmaybehintingatadeeper issue. 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

Your hips, knees, and lower legs are tough—but injuries happen. Your hips and kneesareyour largest joints,supportingyourbody’sweight.Theywork inclose coordination,givingus themobilityweneed.Betweenarthritis, injuriesandage, 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,kneeand legpainaresurprisinglycommon.Thus,theirsourcecancome from avarietyof things. Ifyou’reexperiencingpain inanypartofyour leg,pinpointing the exact spot can help you determine the cause.

HealthActions Physical Therapy 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

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.

ARE YOU LETTING JOINT PAIN HOLD YOU BACK? CALL TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT OR FREE CONSULTATION TODAY!

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