Hip Pain in Wilsonville

Chiropractic Wilsonville OR Hip Pain

At West Chiropractic and Wellness our providers understand the hip joint and its potential involvement in the management of hip pain in Wilsonville. The hip is a large ball and socket joint that has many different ranges of motion to help us move. Due to a variety of reasons, the hip may stiffen up and lose mobility. If this happens, it will have to compensate for motion elsewhere. This compensation pattern typically affects the less mobile low back and sacroiliac joints.

Causes of hip pain in Wilsonville

Certain muscles are also commonly affected and will be assessed during your exam in reference to hip pain. Two of the most common culprits are the psoas and piriformis muscles. The psoas muscle, commonly referred to as the hip flexor, is a massive structure that starts in the low back and attaches to the front of the hip. When this structure lacks mobility it can pull the low back forward increasing compressive forces on the lower spine that leads to discomfort during activities like bending, standing, and sitting. The piriformis muscle on the other hand typically causes discomfort in the backside of the hip and is also responsible at times for mimicking sciatic (radiating) pain in the lower leg.

Hip pain can also be referred from the low back and sacroiliac joints. Your Doctors at West Chiropractic & Wellness understand these complexities of the human frame and will teach you where your pain is coming from after a detailed examination and assessment.

Common conditions associated with hip pain:

  • Overuse injuries
  • Psoas Syndrome
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • FAI (femoral acetabular impingement)
  • Muscular Imbalances

Treatment for these conditions consists of:

  • Manual adjustments
  • Assisted stretching/ mobilization of the spine and nearby extremities
  • Soft tissue mobilization
  • Nerve flossers/ tensioners
  • Re-corrective exercises to address movement patterns
  • Kinesio-taping


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West Chiropractic & Wellness

30485 SW Boones Ferry Rd
UNIT 104
Wilsonville, OR 97070
P: (503) 628-9082
F: (503) 427-0944