Conservative Treatments, Exercises & Rehab


Hip Treatments

Hip therapy

 

Your provider may decide to treat your hip discomfort non-operatively. There are many options including medications, such as anti-inflammatory medications like Aleve (Naproxen Sodium) or Advil (Ibuprofen)

 

There is also an option of formal therapy with a physical or occupational therapist. Your provider will be able to order this therapy for you and our office will help you find a convenient location.

 

For a PDF handout of recommended exercises:

IT band exercises and stretches

hip exercises after total hip surgery

 

 

Click here for a sample Hip Conditioning Program from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

 

Please speak with your provider prior to beginning any of these exercises. Note: These exercises are not designed to substitute for a post operative therapy protocol. If you are having surgery, make sure you clarify your surgery protocol with your surgeon.

 

If pain persists, another option may be a cortisone injection

  • Hip injection under fluoroscopy (x-ray guidance)
  • Hip injection under Ultrasound guidance