Do your knees or hips hurt?
Most people will at some point experience knee or hip pain because these large joints have a demanding task. They must bear the full weight of the body while at the same time allowing for a wide range of motion during our daily life activities, vocation and sports. Wear and tear, injury and simple genetic predisposition can all contribute to knee or hip pain.
It is not surprising that almost a third of population world over aged 55 or older complained of having hip / knee pain. Truth be told, nearly everyone will have some deterioration in these joints at some point in life.
Knees and hips are our largest joints. While supporting full body weight as one stand upright, they must work in close coordination to provide the mobility. Most of us take these joints for granted until injury, arthritis or other conditions interfere in their normal functioning. Sometimes it’s possible to sidestep or delay some of these problems. The proper joint care can help one reclaim the life and enjoy too.
At AktivHealth, everyone reporting with the most common knee and hip ailments, will be thoroughly assessed to identify the cause of the problem and the mechanical changes that may have crept in. Attending Doctor will discuss the symptoms and changes in the joints, likely best measures of management to enable one to recover and restore maximum functional independence and trouble-free joints. We will answer your questions like:
- Why joints hurt?
- How to deal with injuries?
- What are solutions to the problems?
- What exercises need to be done for pain relief and prevention?
- What are indications for surgery?
- Do Knee and Hip replacement surgeries have other options?
- What are alternative approaches?
Whether one has just started to experience pain or have been battling it for years, one should make an informed decision about maintaining mobility and independence for years to come.
- To keep hip and knees in motion one should get his joints –
- Evaluated, Investigated and Problem identified
- Corrective treatment taken as per the Doctor’s advice
- Important to maintain mobility and functional independence
- Active Post-surgical rehabilitation is as important as surgery to restore joint functions back to normal
- Active – passive exercises are useful to maintain musculoskeletal strength
- Correct posture reduce chances of abnormal degeneration of joints
- Weight management and control is important
- Systemic disease control like diabetes is important
- Our Therapeutic modalities may include – heat therapy, therapeutic exercise, pain relieving currents, etc that are useful in clinical situations to relieve pain, improve strength and mobility.