First Choice PT: Hip Leg And Knee Pain

DECEMBER 2018

NEWSLETTER

CONTINUE AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE FREE OF PAIN!

EFFECTIVE HIP & KNEE PAIN RELIEF There isanendless listofreasonsastowhykneeorhippainmaydevelop, fromasliporfall-relatedaccidenttoasports injuryorevenacaraccident. Don’t Wait Until It Is Too Late! When an injury develops, seeking the support of a physical therapist is the best course of action. Working with a physical therapist soon after an injury develops can help reduce your recovery time and improve your abilitytocopewiththepainanddiscomfortby introducingyoutotargeted exercises and stretching techniques that can enhance your ability to recover from the injury. When you are dealing with a knee or hip injury, every step requires more effort than typical. This can really drain your energy level as you attempt to go about doing even basic tasks, such as taking care of your home or walking around the office. What Can Physical Therapy Do to Help? Physical therapy is not a one-stop cure-all for pain management.This is a long-term solution to pain and suffering through the use of targeted

exercises and stretching techniques that are designed to strengthen the targeted areas and help the body recover and heal. By identifying the exact points on the body that are not moving as they ought to be, it is possible to make a plan to increase flexibility, motion, strength

and even improve coordination. Who Needs Physical Therapy?

Are you moving like you should be? Your hips and knees are essential to everydaymovement;whetheryouaresitting,standing,walkingorrunning, you need your hips and knees in great shape. Sometimes, when your hips and knees are in pain, it can cause you to change the way that you aremoving,causingyou tochange theflowandpaceofyourgait,which is the way that you walk. Other times, prolonged pain can cause you to stop doing movements that are indicative of healthy joints.

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