How to Treat Hip Pain

By Game Ready | Feb 06, 2018

Hip pain is a common ailment, particularly among older adults and active athletes. When patients come to you with this type of pain, it’s important to know what treatment approaches may work best. As with other types of injury or illness, it’s critical to understand the cause of the pain before you determine an appropriate course of action. Some of the most common causes of hip pain include:

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How Compression Therapy Helps Alleviate Hip Flexor Pain

By Game Ready | Oct 18, 2017

Hip flexor pain is felt in the upper groin region. It’s not only uncomfortable, but it can also inhibit mobility and prevent you from doing both normal daily tasks and athletic activities.

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What Is the Typical Timeline for Hip Surgery Recovery?

By Game Ready | Sep 27, 2017

According to the CDC, each year more than 300,000 people undergo total hip replacement surgery, with the vast majority of them being age 45 or older. It is also estimated that approximately 2.5 million people in the United States are living with an artificial hip.

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How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Hip Flexor Injury?

By Game Ready | Apr 27, 2017

Any type of athlete or individual can suffer from a hip flexor injury, although they are most common in cyclists, soccer players, and martial artists. Any activity that involves kicking, running, or jumping engages the hip flexors.

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The Best & Most Comfortable Ways to Treat Hip Flexor Pain

By Game Ready | Sep 28, 2016

Hip flexor pain can be the result of a muscle strain or soreness caused by too much activity without enough stretching. Any activity that involves bending or rotating at the hip can cause or contribute to hip flexor pain, including running, soccer, cycling, and hiking. When hip flexor pain does occur, you can take an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medication to relieve some discomfort and help reduce swelling. If you want to avoid medication or supplement it with other methods, consider these comfortable ways to treat hip flexor pain:

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New Download: The Best Tips & Tricks for Speeding up Groin & Hip Injuries

By Game Ready | May 25, 2016

Hip and groin injuries are painful and inconvenient for both athletes and non-sports cases. They can disrupt your daily life as you may notice pain during walking, running, climbing stairs, or even driving. If you’ve suffered an injury to your hip or groin, the faster you can recover, the more quickly you can get back to a normal lifestyle. Here are some of the common causes and types of hip and groin injuries, and resources for the best tips to speed up healing.

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4 Benefits of a Cold Therapy Machine for Hip Replacement Recovery

By Game Ready | Jan 15, 2016

According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 300,000 hip replacement surgeries were performed in 2010 on American patients age 45 and older. That number is more than twice the amount of hip replacements performed just ten years before, and it is expected to continue growing as the Baby Boomer generation ages and medical technology improves. Patients are also electing to have hip replacement at a younger age in order to maintain their desired quality of life.

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What Not to Do to Relieve Hip Flexor Pain

By Game Ready | Dec 22, 2015

Many athletes experience hip flexor pain as a result of a muscle strain or overstretching in the groin area. An injury can occur when sprinting, kicking, or pivoting, resulting in pain in the area where the thigh meets the hip, and limiting range of motion in the hip joint. Because the hip flexors are used for so many everyday motions and athletic activities, achieving full recovery is critical.

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