Arthritis

Fancy pulling your leg?

Long axis traction is a go to technique for therapists of all types for individuals with long-term hip pain. Many who have experienced this technique will testify to the pain relief it provides and the comfort it can bring.   However if you have never experienced long axis traction how do you know it is …

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What’s this pain in my hip?

Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is a disorder of the joints caused by progressive loss of cartilage alongside other changes in the joint. OA of the hip occurs between and around the ball and socket of the hip joint and is the most common diagnosis for pain in the hip.   …

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5 reasons for managing your hip pain

If you have hip pain associated with osteoarthritis (OA) you will be somewhere on the spectrum of it being an annoying inconvenience at one end to completely debilitating at the other. For most the escalator only travels in one direction over time and that is toward debilitation, as the osteoarthritis progresses. The impact of debilitating …

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