Does the information provided here replace medical assessment and advice?
No it does not. The information provided on this website does not constitute individual health advice. You should always seek individual medical assessment to ensure your own accurate diagnosis and also your own individual suitability for exercise. The information provided should not replace professional and individual assessment, diagnosis and treatment from a medical practitioner. In the presence of pain, it is recommended to seek individual assessment and treatment from a qualified medical practitioner to ensure your own suitability to exercise. You should not delay seeking individual medical advice, disregard medical advice or treatment because of the information available on this website.
Should the exercises provided be painful?
No, they should not be. If an exercise is painful you may have incorrect technique, so ensure you follow instructions closely. If an exercise remains painful despite following instructions please cease the exercise and seek individual health professional assessment.
I have bursitis and osteoarthritis- what program should I be following?
All of the programs offered on My Hip Pain Relief provide information to assist in improving your posture, strength, mobility as well as idea in reducing your pain and optimising your hip health.
If you experience your pain mostly in the front of the thigh or groin during activities such as walking, your symptoms may be largely a result of osteo-arthritic changes in the hip and you may be suited to the Osteo-Arthritis programs.
If you experience your pain mostly in the outer hip area or buttock after walking or with lying on your side, your symptoms may be largely a result of weakness in the gluteal tendons or bursitis and you may be suited to the hip bursitis programs.
If you are unsure of your diagnosis it is advisable to seek individual medical assessment and advice.
I have had surgery already, are the exercises provided safe for me?
If you have already had hip surgery you will need to check with your hip surgeon’s requirements to ensure your suitability for exercise.
If you have had hip arthroscopy then the information provided on the FAI page will provide general information on reducing your hip pain and optimising your hip health.
If you have had hip replacement and continue to have hip pain you should seek individual medical assessment. The information provided on the Hip OA page will provide general information on improving your hip strength and optimising your hip health.
The information provided does not constitute individual health advice and should not replace your surgeon’s guidelines or advice.