Erica and Susan

#89: Does Hip Pain Always Come From The Hip?

Jan 14, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

When someone complains of persistent hip pain, what do you think? Is the source the hip? It may be the pain generator but at this point, is the primary reason why they have hip pain because of some dysfunction intrinsic to the hip? Most likely not. Simple example- right persistent hip pain with going up stairs and standing on one leg. In standing, all their weight is on the right leg, why? Probably because of an old injury to their left side or an ingrained movement pattern they have adopted over the years. At any rate, they have lost options for movement and their left side cannot adapt, so they over use and over recruit their right hip, as a possible scenario. Listen for more!


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