Hip pain can make even the simplest of tasks an unbearably painful chore.

The hips and knees support your body weight for walking and moving about, providing stability and mobility. Injury, arthritic change, or general pain at the hips or knees can keep your joints from working normally and limit your ability to function in life.

Hip pain can also result in a lack of mobility, muscle weakness, the inability to bear weight, and difficulty rising from a chair.

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What causes Hip Pain?

Ligament Sprain, Strain, or Tear– Hip pain often feels like a constant dull ache and can be located in the front, back, side of the hip, lower back, or the buttocks. Knee pain can be sharp or dull and can be on the front or back or sides of the knee joint.
Diagnostic terms that describe some types of hip pain include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinitis
  • Chondromalacia
  • Dislocation
  • Fracture
  • Hip Labral Tear
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Muscle Strain or Tear
  • Meniscus Tear

Whether you have hip pain, the treatment at NuMedX can reduce discomfort and improve overall functional mobility.

How is Hip Pain Treated?

Here at NuMedX, our medical team will work with you to develop an individualized treatment plan to decrease pain, improve motion and strength. The overall goal would be to restore your normal function.

Most people with knee pain in the Punxsutawney area are searching for all-natural, less-invasive treatment options. Knee surgeries and knee replacements are available, and so are heavy medications to dull your pain. But do you want the risk of becoming dependent upon these treatments? Or, what if your knee problems can’t be solved with surgery? Or a medication that you may need to take more and more of to handle the pain but never actually solve the problem?

We’re dedicated to patients who feel out of options, and that’s why we offer an array of treatments for chronic knee pain, including regenerative medicine and platelet-rich plasma (PRP).

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments involve taking your own blood, removing other elements of the blood that aren’t essential to our purposes, and injecting the concentrated platelets and plasma into your knee. Your blood contains many substances that your body naturally produces to help you heal—platelets, growth factors, and cytokines. We use PRP to deliver a much-needed dose of these healing factors at the site of your knee pain.

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Anyone can have hip pain that holds them back. If you work on your feet, a job you once loved can become painful. The simplest things in life, like mowing your lawn or cleaning your floors can be a struggle with hip pain. But don’t let it stop you anymore.

If you are looking for effective and long-lasting relief for hip pain in Punxsutawney, NuMedX has your solution. Call us today at (814) 618-5295 to schedule a consultation.

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