Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Relief
Greater trochanteric pain syndrome, sometimes referred to as lateral hip pain or trochanteric bursitis, is a common musculoskeletal condition that affects the side of the hip. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE Health+Wellness with locations in Kitchener and Waterloo can help.
Effective treatment for greater trochanteric pain syndrome
There are many causes of greater trochanteric pain syndrome
The primary cause of greater trochanteric pain syndrome is related to activities that put excess pressure on the tendons and muscles located near the hip joint, such as running, squatting and climbing stairs. In addition to these types of stress-inducing activities, other causes of greater trochanteric pain syndrome may include medical conditions such as arthritis, prior hip surgery or having tight muscles throughout the body. Fortunately, chiropractic care with associated physiotherapy and massage therapy can be very successful in treating this condition by helping to reduce the symptoms which can provide important musculoskeletal support.
Get the best treatment to help your greater trochanteric pain syndrome
We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your greater trochanteric pain syndrome quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.
Greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS) is a type of hip joint disorder. It usually occurs due to inflammation or bursitis of the greater trochanter region, which are two bony points on the outer side of the hip. GTPS can cause stabbing, burning and sharp pain in the affected area when moving and is typically worse after exercise. In addition, it can also cause swelling, stiffness, restricted movement and tenderness along with pain in various parts of the hips as well as sensory changes such as numbness.
The primary symptom of greater trochanteric pain syndrome is pain that increases when pressure is placed on the affected area, such as during activities like standing up from a seated position or climbing stairs. Other associated symptoms may include tenderness and swelling around the greater trochanter, which is an area located on the outer side of your upper femur bone. Pain may be exacerbated by activities like sleeping on your side for long periods of time or running on hard surfaces.
Greater trochanteric pain syndrome can be treated through chiropractic adjustments, physiotherapy, and massage therapy. When chiropractic care is applied to the area of discomfort, it helps to restore proper joint motion and allows for better muscular activation. Physiotherapy includes stretching and strengthening exercises to build strength and flexibility across the hip region. Massage therapy focuses on breaking up adhesions around muscles and tissues, resulting in improved circulation, movement, and range of motion. All these treatments can help relieve pain associated with Greater trochanteric pain syndrome and improve overall mobility.
Get the best greater trochanteric pain syndrome treatment that's right for you
Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.
Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.
Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.
Not sure which discipline to select?
Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for your greater trochanteric pain syndrome. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.
Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.
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