Hip and Knee pain
Symptoms of hip and knee pain
Common types of hip and knee pain
Hip or knee injuries can happen for many reasons and can develop gradually or come on suddenly, with a dull or sharp pain. It can be overuse injuries from baseball, problems during working out, or you may not sure what has happened.
With the hip and knee being used in the vast majority of sports and used in everyday life, it’s important to monitor and treated quickly to avoid progression of your problem.
It’s important to find out why you’re having hip or knee pain and what you can do to get out of the pain, so you can enjoy Victoria, BC.
Sprains and Strains
ACL and MCL injuries are common in athletes and active people. Some need surgery, while others don’t. It depends on your lifestyle, we’re able to set up an appropriate exercise plan to help you recovery and reduce your knee pain
Are you “tight” or don’t move often? The joints above and below the knee need to be mobile and cause knee pain if they aren’t. Hip can come from a lack of stability in the “core”
Arthritis can cause ofyou’re knee or hip pain and there’s a few ways that we can help. Nutrition has been shown effective to reduce pain from arthritis but massage therapy and athletic therapy are great ways to reduce it as well.
Do you have knee pain now but not sure what you did? This can come from many reasons, typically what we see are issues in the ankle or hip. A proper assessment with an Athletic Therapist can get to the root cause of why you’re having knee or hip pain and develop a proper program to reduce it.
Who are the types of people we see with hip and knee pain?
Athletes and active people
Knee or hip pain can come from having an active lifestyle! Pain in the knees or hip after running or hiking is common and hip pain after a workout isn’t uncommon but it doesn’t have to!
Do you sit for a while and get hip pain? Have troubles walking up or down stairs, so you choose the elevator? A proper evaluation can help get to the reason why you’re having pain and a massage can help reduce the muscle tension associated with it
Pre and post surgery
Do you have surgery planned for your hip or ACL? Going into surgery as strong as possible will make the recovery process smoother and easier for yourself! We are also a option if you want to avoid surgery, contact us for a second opinion.
Motor Vehicle accidents
Been involved in a car accident that has left you with hip or knee pain? We’re able to work with you and ICBC to get you to feeling better. Learn more about working with our ICBC Massage TherapistBeen involved in a car accident that has left you with hip or knee pain? We’re able to work with you and ICBC to get you to feeling better. Learn more about working with our ICBC Massage Therapist
Massage Therapist & Athletic Therapist
7+ years of clinical expierence
We are able to help decrease your hip and knee pain either with specific hands-on treatment via Massage therapy and Athletic Therapy. Our Athletic therapist is able to provide you a recovery program for your knee injury
There are several ways an Athletic Therapist can help your pain:
- Strengthening and stretching exercises to improve the strength in your
- Education of how to improve healing – like using our “rice method” to reduce inflammation
- Show you proper movement techniques to lift
- Appropriate exercises at the gym so you don’t aggravate it
There are several ways a Massage Therapist can help your pain:
- Decrease hip pain and tension
- Decrease muscle spasm in the hip, back, and leg muscles
- Improve range of motion of the hip or ankle
- Gentle stretching for ankle range of motion
Many people like the combinational approach that we provide, with massage and athletic therapy. We are able to combine the two types of therapy while improving your recovery of your hip or knee pain.
A typical plan may look like:
- An Athletic Therapy assessment – This provides you the appropriate exercises to strengthen your core, leg, and butt, while you’re not with us
- Book a Massage – This helps you by reducing your pain and less stressful for you doing your home exercises. This can be done for 1x a week, 45-60mins for four weeks.
- Re-assessment with your Athletic Therapist – This is usually done 4-6 weeks after your initial assessment
Whatever your situation is, we work within it and develop a plan that suits your needs.
These therapies play a major in your recovery without having to use invasive methods. Even if surgery may be required, athletic therapy can help you both before and after to improve healing time and increase your range of motion.
Our team has the experience and expertise to help you recover from a variety of hip and knee conditions. They work to reduce pain, increase mobility and help you resume your regular activities as soon as possible. Whether it’s a specific knee injury, a hip pain or any other type of injury, our therapist can help you improve mobility and get you back to participating in your daily activities.
Get hip and knee pain relief with the help of Sync Therapy.
You don’t have to live with ongoing pain!