You may or may not have heard this term before, but when your ‘hips are out’, there is much more to it than just the hips.
In biomechanical terms, when your hips are in alignment, they are not rotated forward or back or favouring one side. When your hips fall out of alignment, they move out of a centred position, and force the spine and lower limb to compensate.
Some of the main causes of hips being out of alignment are:
Some of the symptoms people experience from their hips being out of alignment are:
Effective treatment to realign the hips include:
Not treating these issues can lead to overuse and injury, disc, facet and joint complications. They can also lead to serious long term which may impact your quality of life. These may include:
The Health Professionals at DHCTC are experienced with a specialty in helping with hip problems.
If you feel your hips might be out of alignment, don’t hesitate to contact us on 02 95645222 or go to our contact page and make a booking/ask a question!
Dr Nigel Luis