If you are suffering from hip pain on the outside of your hip area, we know just how you feel. It can be tiring, wear you down, and just won’t go away, despite seeing everyone, and trying everything to get rid of your condition.
One of the more common causes is greater trochanteric pain syndrome. In this easy to read the article, you’ll learn the facts when it comes to how to resolve your hip pain quickly and effectively so it doesn’t come back.
If you’re the type of person who wants to get quick results then read on to see how your hip pain could be resolved with certain procedures that are proven to speed up recovery, often resolving the pain within 3-4 sessions.
As uses for shockwave therapy expand Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome has become a valuable asset to our toolbox to help us manage this difficult condition.
What is Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS)?
- Correction of faulty movement patterns
- Corticosteroid injection
- Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome
How is Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome applied to the area?
The probe will then be placed over the desired area and then treatment for your Greater trochanter pain syndrome will begin. At first the clinician will ensure the discomfort is kept to a minimum. After a while as the impulses increase little pain is felt. Although, more often than not there is some pain felt over the area of application. After treatment you should feel very little pain and this may last for a few days. After then an aching sensation can occur. After subsequent treatments there will be a definite improvement in symptoms leading to a reduction in the original pain felt.
How long will Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome take to work?
What is the evidence for Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome?
Where can I get Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome?
How long will the Shockwave therapy for greater trochanteric pain syndrome treatment last for?
Whilst steroid remains the treatment of choice for short term relief (<1 month) it is clear that addressing the biomechanical factors and using extracorporeal shockwave therapy gives much better results in the medium to long term follow up for the condition. More reach into the area should be carried out to ascertain which particular biomechanical factors cause potential risk factors for GTPS.
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This article was written by our team of specialist therapists at Perfect Balance Clinic. If you would like more specific advice about how our team can help you with this condition or symptoms you may be having, please complete the contact form below and one of the team will get back to you shortly.
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