Dr. Brian Dower Offers Chiropractic Help for Hip Pain
Hip pain is a common problem that may occur with aging, but it can also be a result of past injury or current spinal problems. The discomfort can have an impact on everyday activities that require long periods of sitting or walking. Chiropractic techniques offer a non-invasive and drug-free method of dealing with hip discomfort. Dr. Dower, a chiropractor in Toronto, Ontario offers a number of treatments for managing common hip pain.
Causes of Hip Pain
Injuries to the hip joint from auto accidents or sports activities can result in ongoing pain. In some cases, bursitis or tendonitis is the cause of the problem. Degeneration of the bones and soft tissue caused by arthritis can also cause intermittent or constant hip pain. Structural problems in the lower spine can result in nerve impingement that leads to hip discomfort.
Common Hip Pain Symptoms
Hip pain can exhibit a number of different symptoms. You may develop pain in the hip after sitting for a period of time. Patients often have back pain that radiates into the hip. Some patients have sharp pain when rising from a sitting position. Others have a low-grade, nagging pain in the hip when walking. Sitting for long periods can cause increasing hip pain and stiffness. Sometimes, the discomfort can be relieved by changing position. Sleeping on the side of the affected hip can cause pain.
Chiropractic Care Can Help Relieve Hip Pain Symptoms
Because spinal problems can often result in hip pain, your Toronto chiropractor can help with the manual adjustment that re-align the vertebrae to reduce pressure on muscles and nerves. He can also preform computer-assisted chiropractic adjustments. Corrective exercises can help strengthen muscles that support the hip. Acupuncture, which uses fine needles inserted at specific points in the body, can be used to relieve pain, without the use of strong medications.
Make Dr. Brian Dower Your Chiropractor in Toronto, Ontario
Dr. Dower uses his extensive chiropractic skills and philosophy of wellness to help patients in Toronto, Ontario and surrounding communities achieve relief from discomfort and better physical function. With the most current techniques and state-of-the-art equipment, we offer help for a range of physical problems. Call Dr. Brian Dower today at 416-920-7275 for an appointment to learn more about the chiropractic techniques that can help relieve your hip discomfort.