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Expert Hip Pain Relief at Corrective Physical Therapy in South Scottsdale

Experiencing Hip Pain? Find Lasting Relief with Our South Scottsdale Physical Therapists

Are you tired of living with persistent hip pain and searching for a solution that actually works? Perhaps you've tried various healthcare approaches, such as chiropractic or massage, or even visited other physical therapists, but only found temporary relief. To truly resolve your pain, it's crucial to identify the root cause—the underlying factors in your body that are contributing to your symptoms.

At Corrective Physical Therapy in South Scottsdale, Arizona, we specialize in precisely that. Our approach involves a comprehensive examination of your entire body to uncover the contributing factors and causes of your pain. We provide you with the tools, guidance, and personalized treatment necessary to alleviate your pain and keep it from returning.

Has hip pain prevented you from enjoying activities like hiking, playing sports, or spending quality time with your children or grandchildren? We understand the frustration and limitations that come with hip pain, and we're here to help you regain control of your health and transform your life.

What Does Physical Therapy Look Like at Corrective Physical Therapy?

When you choose Corrective Physical Therapy for your hip pain, you can expect the following:

  1. Comprehensive Evaluation: We conduct a thorough evaluation of your entire body to determine the factors contributing to your hip pain. Our assessment includes assessing joint mobility, flexibility, and strength in various areas of your body.
  2. Addressing Movement Dysfunctions: We identify and address daily movement patterns that contribute to your hip pain, correcting any movement dysfunctions that may be present.
  3. Personalized Plan of Care: Based on your evaluation results, goals, abilities, and contributing factors causing your pain, we create a customized plan of care tailored to your unique needs.
  4. Active Rehab Approach: At Corrective Physical Therapy, we focus on active rehabilitation, building resiliency in your body and helping it adapt to endure the activities you love. Our treatments go beyond mere symptom management, providing you with long-lasting pain relief and improved functionality.

Common Diagnoses for Hip Pain

Labral Tear:

  • A common cause of hip pain, often leading to groin pain. Symptoms typically worsen with hip flexion, rotation during sports activities, or prolonged sitting.
  • Unless you're a high-level athlete, conservative treatment with Physical Therapy has a high success rate.
  • Labral tears are often associated with instability in the hip joint and inadequate joint space for proper movement.


  • A broad term encompassing different types of hip pain resulting from limited joint space.
  • Impingement can occur at the front, back, or side of the hip joint.
  • Poor joint mechanics, restricted movement, and muscular tightness due to weakness often contribute to impingement.
  • Accurate diagnosis of the impingement direction is crucial for creating more space and enabling proper movement.

Lateral Hip Pain/Trochanteric Bursitis/Greater Trochanter Pain:

  • This term encompasses pain on the lateral aspect of the hip.
  • It is typically caused by overuse injuries, irritation of the bursa sac, or tendon-related pain.
  • Lack of control in the hip joint leads to excessive shearing forces, resulting in degeneration and pain.
  • Insufficient or excessive movement in the hip joint can contribute to this condition.


  • Tendon pain localized around the hip, either at the front, side, or back.
  • Tendonosis pain arises from weakened tendons unable to withstand the stress placed upon them.
  • The most effective long-term treatment involves adding resistance and load to the tendon to promote tendon growth.
  • While manual techniques provide short-term pain relief, active rehabilitation offers the best treatment approach.

These are the most commonly observed sources of hip pain, although this list is not exhaustive. Numerous structures and tissues can be affected by breakdown, trauma, and shearing. To discover the precise cause of your pain and begin your healing journey, schedule a consultation with Corrective Physical Therapy today.