Hip and Pelvic Pain
Life can be difficult enough without worrying about chronic pain. One common type of pain that affects many adults, especially pregnant woman, is hip pain and pelvic pain. Fortunately, visiting a chiropractor for hip pain can be a good way to get natural and non-addictive pain relief without relying on prescription drugs. DuPage Health and Physical Therapy in Naperville, IL, can provide chiropractic care for chronic pain.
Don't suffer with hip pain during pregnancy or due to arthritis. Problems in the back can refer pain to the hip. Our doctors can help you determine the cause of your pain and develop a treatment plan for you. As a patient you'll have access to chiropractic care, acupuncture, therapeutic exercise, supplementation recommendations, and more. Book an appointment and complete your intake forms to start feeling like yourself again.
Hip pain can have many different causes, including injury, repetitive use, and inflammatory diseases such as arthritis. It is also not uncommon to have hip pain during pregnancy. You may start experiencing pain in the hip after a fall or sports injury. An injury to your hip can result cause long chronic pain without the right kind of treatment. If you participate in sports, such as distance running, cycling, or any sport that involves a lot of squatting, you may start to develop hip pain over time. Osteoarthritis, which is an inflammatory disease, can result from long years of wear and tear use of the hip joint. This pain can be chronic and even debilitating if not managed properly.
Pelvic pain can also have many causes, some of which you might not expect. Unlike hip pain, pelvic pain can be caused by constipation, bladder problems, and reproductive problems for women. Pregnancy can cause a lot of aches and pains for a woman. As the body expands and adapts to carry the baby, ligaments and muscles are put under extra strain. Back pain and pain near the sacroiliac joint is very common.
Chiropractor for Hip Pain
Chiropractic care is a natural and wholistic type of care the focuses on the body’s ability to heal itself. Our chiropractors focus on the whole person, not just individual symptoms. A chiropractor in Naperville on our team understands that problems in one part of the body can cause symptoms in another. By addressing the whole person, chiropractic care can get to the root of the problem and help provide a long-lasting solution musculoskeletal problems. We will help you by addressing your problem with a treatment plan made just for you. We can use different techniques to provide relief, such as spinal adjustments, joint adjustments, therapeutic exercises, lifestyle and nutrition advice, and acupuncture.
Is a Chiropractor Good for Hip Pain?
A chiropractor on our team can help with both hip pain and pelvic pain with the use of different methods and treatments, depending on your individual case. If you have hip pain caused by an injury, we can provide lifestyle recommendations to help you avoid injuring the area again and provide corrective exercises to help strengthen your muscles and promote healing.
We can also help with pelvic pain caused by digestive problems. We can do this by providing nutritional advice to make sure you are not ingesting food that is causing your problem. Acupuncture in our Naperville office can also be very helpful for easing digestive problems. We can also help you alleviate pelvic pain during pregnancy. Chiropractic adjustments and acupuncture are great ways to manage this.
Chiropractor for Hip Pain
One treatment that we can use, for both hip pain and pelvic pain, is a chiropractic adjustment. Over your life, the the joints of your spine may become compressed. This can especially happen during pregnancy when your joints is under more stress. We have different ways to mange this. A flexion-distraction table is a specialized table for adding space to joints and providing a relieving stretch. We may also recommend a chiropractic adjustment to move the joints of your spine. This helps decrease pain and reduce inflammation.
What to Expect from Your First Appointment
Prior to your first appointment, you will complete intake forms. This will help you get the most out of your first visit. When you arrive for your first appointment, one of the first things that we will do is take your medical history. Your doctor will listen to your concerns, details about your pain or limitations, and address any questions you may have. Next, we will perform a physical examination to determine what the problem is. If necessary, we will order imaging tests, such as x-rays or an MRI. Once we understand your problem, we build an individualized treatment plan with you so that we can address the underlying cause of your pain and help you start feeling like yourself again.
If you are ready to get started, you can book an appointment online. If you are looking for a chiropractor for hip pain, DuPage Health and Physical Therapy in Naperville, IL.