Hip pain is often a result of muscle tightness and weakness. There may be tigthness or pain, whether it occurs in the hip or not, which causes the hip to overcompensate while walking. Sometimes, it is a hip injury that is causing pain and other times, it can simply be tight muscles, where the hip overcompensates for muscle weakness.
A bad ankle sprain or foot fracture normally takes six weeks to 3 months to heal. It is crucial to protect your feet during this healing process but after the healing is completed, the work is not over because it is extremely easily to re-injure your ankle due to the weakness of that ankle.
Knee injuries and arthritis are pain and the knee cannot fully repair on it’s own. While letting your knee heal naturally from a traumatic injury, it is possible to develop life-long symptoms. At Cross Bay Physical Therapy, we guide your knee’s recovery to both avoid and minimize these symptoms.
Physical Therapy is beneficial for many reasons and in some cases, has been proven to be just as effective as surgery. Through a combination of stretching, strengthening, and therapeutic modalities, it is possible alleviate pain, heal injury, and remove disability.