Hip Pain Specialist

Arctic Medical Center -  - Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Specialist

Arctic Medical Center

Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Specialists located in Anchorage, AK

Your hips support your spine and absorb a lot of the shock created with every step you take; as a result, you can develop debilitating hip pain. The team of expertly trained health care providers at Arctic Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, diagnose the cause of your hip pain and offer treatment to heal your hips and alleviate your pain. Call Arctic Medical Center today or schedule a consultation online today for personalized, integrative care.

Hip Pain Q & A

What are the common causes of hip pain?

Your hips are complex ball and socket joints that provide an extensive range of motion as well as stability for your whole body. Some of the conditions that can cause hip pain include:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Inflamed tendons 
  • Ligament strains
  • Bursitis
  • Fractures
  • Labral tears
  • Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome
  • Piriformis syndrome

You might also have hip pain from an issue in your back. For example, a herniated disc in your lower spine can trigger sciatica, which might include hip pain. 

When should I seek treatment for hip pain?

You should make an appointment at Arctic Medical Center if you have hip pain that interferes with your ability to move. If you have severe swelling, bruising, or another deformity, you should get professional treatment.

Additionally, in most cases, minor hip injuries like mild muscle strains start to heal, and your pain subsides with a few days of rest. 

If this isn’t the case with your hip pain, call Arctic Medical Center to find out what’s causing your pain and get the customized, patient-focused treatment you need. 

How is the cause of hip pain diagnosed?

The team at Arctic Medical Center provides thorough physical exams to diagnose the cause of your hip pain. 

Your provider begins by reviewing your medical history, symptoms, and overall health. They might ask you to walk around the office or perform some gentle stretches or movements so they can assess your pain and how it impacts your range of motion and mobility. 

Depending on your condition, your provider may request X-rays or an MRI to assess the structures of your hips in more detail to confirm your diagnosis and inform your treatment plan. 

How is hip pain treated?

The team of expert physicians and health care providers at Arctic Medical Center provides customized treatment plans to alleviate your hip pain and heal the condition causing it. 

Your treatment plan might include a combination of advanced medical treatments, regenerative medicine, rehabilitation, and integrative therapies. They offer a multidisciplinary approach to reduce your pain and heal your body so you can avoid invasive treatments and surgery.

If you have hip pain that interferes with your quality of life, call Arctic Medical Center or make an appointment online today.