Hip & Groin Pain


Hip & Groin Pain

Valued Health Osteopathy, Bentleigh East

Osteopathy and Hip & Groin Pain

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Hip Pain & Groin Pain

Hip pain can be caused by a number of injuries or conditions. The most common cause of hip pain is inflamed tendons. 1 Hip and groin pain can be related to a range of muscle or joint problems or it could be referred pain from your lower back. 1 Muscle pain often occurs in people who perform repeated sideways movements such as soccer players, dancers and AFL players. 1 Longer term hip and groin pain may be caused by arthritis or bursitis. 1

The hip joint is the largest joint of the human body and allows a wide range of motion while still supporting the weight of the body.

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Common symptoms of hip and groin pain may include 2:

Pain in the hip joint or in the groin area

Referred pain to the thigh and knee

Limping

Reduced rage of motion

Muscle stiffness

Pain when trying to put weight through the leg on the affected side.

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Find out how our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy may be able to help. 

Our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy in Bentleigh East utilise many techniques including stretching, soft tissue massage, inhibition, trigger point therapy, dry needling and mobilisation techniques. Rehabilitation and exercise prescription advice may also be provided as part of your treatment program.

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All our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy are university trained allied health professionals who have completed a minimum of five years of university training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, general medical diagnosis and osteopathic techniques. It is also a requirement that all our Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy are registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Osteopathy Australia (OA).

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You do not need a referral to see one of our friendly Osteopaths at Valued Health Osteopathy. We have a very good relationship with many surrounding doctors, other health practitioners and personal trainers in the local community of Bentleigh East and surrounding suburbs.

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To make an appointment directly with one of our Osteopaths call (03) 8529 3348 to speak to one of our friendly receptionists or book online through our website https://valued-health-osteopathy.cliniko.com/bookings#service.

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References:

1. http://www.osteopathy.org.au/pages/osteopathy-and-you.html

2. https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/hip-disorders

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