Motion Matters PT. Hip & Knee Pain Relief

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INSIDE: • Who Needs Physical Therapy? • Relieve Hip Pain in Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight • Healthy Recipe

MarkTwain once said that growing old is an issue of “mind over matter,” but if you strugglewithkneeorhippain, thenyouknow that this isn’t trueatall.Hipandknee pain can really take the spring out of your step, causing you to move slower and leaving you with pain that becomes more difficult to cope with, step after step. There is an endless list of reasons as to why knee or hip pain may develop, from a slip or fall-related accident to a sports injury or even a car accident. 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 ability to cope with the pain anddiscomfortby introducingyou to targetedexercisesandstretching techniques that can enhance your ability to recover from the injury.

Whenyouaredealingwithakneeorhip injury,everystep requiresmoreeffort 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 thataredesigned tostrengthen the targetedareasandhelp 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. If you’re suffering from hip or knee pain, call Motion Matters PhysicalTherapy at 559.876.1191. Your physical therapist can help you return to a more active and pain-free life.

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