Self Help Strategies for Hip Pain

FREE self-help strategies for hip pain, groin, pelvic and buttock pain 

We’ve gathered together a wealth of self help strategies for hip pain from a wide range of topics that we have covered in our blogs. Hip Pain Help and our Hip Pain Professionals understand the challenges people with hip pain face. We are experienced health professionals who help those with hip pain in our clinics every day. We’ve written information for you that has been helpful for our patients suffering with hip pain, so we hope it helps you too!

As you browse through the self hip strategies for hip pain articles below, you will find information on:

  • how standing posture effects hip pain and how to modify your posture for pain relief
  • tips on dealing with hip, pelvic and coccyx pain in sitting, including best cushions for different conditions
  • how you can modify walking and running technique to reduce hip pain
  • how you can modify common gym exercises to avoid aggravation of your hip pain
  • stretching for hip, groin and buttock pain – is it such a good idea?
  • dealing with hip pain that stops you sleeping
  • addressing dietary factors that might influence your tendon pain
  • managing pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain
  • knowing when to keep exercising with hip pain and when to rest

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Botox Injections for Piriformis Syndrome

Have you heard of Botox injections for piriformis syndrome? Piriformis syndrome is one of several causes of irritation of the sciatic nerve as it runs through the buttock and down into the leg. This can result in sciatica – pain, tingling and various other nerve symptoms in the buttock and […] Read More

The Hip Abductor Muscles, Trochanteric Bursa and Lateral (Outside) Hip Pain

What options for treatment for hip osteoarthritis are available out there, and what does the current research evidence demonstrate about these options

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Can stretching Make Hip Pain Worse?
Can stretching Make Hip Pain Worse?

In this blog we will provide you with a summary of the areas and types of hip pain that may be made worse by stretching. Understand which hip stretches to avoid and why.

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Gym exercises to avoid for hip pain
Which gym exercises should I avoid for hip pain ?

Learn which gym exercises to avoid for hip pain….or more so to modify. Where do you have pain? How may this be irritated by gym exercises

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hip pain and yoga
Why Does Yoga Hurt My Hips?

This blog will look at 3 key reasons why yoga hurts your hips and what to do about it and 3 popular yoga poses that aggravate hip pain

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Sharp Pain in the hip - symptoms and common causes
Sharp pain in the hip: symptoms and common causes

Do you experience sudden sharp hip pain that comes and goes? It might be related to particular movements or even occur when you are just sitting still!

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Hip and buttock pain while driving
Hip and buttock pain while driving

Do you experience sudden sharp hip pain that comes and goes? It might be related to particular movements or even occur when you are just sitting still!

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3 Simple Strategies to reduce hip pain with walking and running
3 Simple Strategies to Reduce Hip Pain with Walking and Running

In today’s blog we are going to share 3 simple strategies to reduce pain when running or walking that we find helpful for people with many different hip conditions

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Why does my hip hurt when walking upstairs?
Hip pain walking up stairs: causes and treatment

What are the possible causes and treatment for hip pain walking up stairs. Learn about pain felt in each area of the hip climbing stairs.

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Gluteal Tendinopathy, Trochanteric/Hip Bursitis & Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS): What’s the difference & what are the causes?

Regardless of which term your health professional has used, the underlying causes for the pain are usually the same, so let’s move on to discussing this in more detail.

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Exercises for Gluteal Tendinopathy and Hip Bursitis | Common mistakes

Which exercises should you avoid with pain at the side of your hip, gluteal tendinopathy and/or hip bursitis (trochanteric bursitis), or Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS)

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Gluteal Tendinopathy (GTPS) Symptoms and Diagnosis +/- Trochanteric Bursitis: Do I have this?

The main symptom of gluteal tendinopathy is pain and tenderness over the bony prominence at the side of the hip, called the greater trochanter. If you stand upright with your arms hanging by your side, the greater trochanters are at about the level of your wrists.

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Best exercises for Hip Osteoarthritis
Best Exercises For Hip Osteoarthritis

What are the best exercises for hip osteoarthritis: information packed blog – learn about stretching, strengthening, cardio, hydro/water, pain levels and how much

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How to use a walking stick, and why you should use a walking stick
How to Use a Walking Stick & Why

Learn key points on how and why to use a walking stick (or walking aid)

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Best Treatment for Gluteal Tendinopathy +/- Trochanteric Bursitis?

The most common treatments for this condition are cortisone injection and physiotherapy (physical therapy). Simple advice around controlling tendon irritation associated with activity can help. Learn more.

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Walking Poles for Pain Relief: Benefits of Nordic Pole Walking

You can effectively use nordic Walking Poles for pain relief for you back, knee and hip. We discuss the many benefits of Nordic Pole Walking.

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What is proximal hamstring tendinopathy?
What is Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – A Pain in the Butt

What is proximal hamstring tendinopathy, also know as high hamstring tendinopathy. What are the causes and symptoms of this pain in the lower buttock region?

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Top Tips on Hip Pain Relief Sleeping – Learn How

Learn about some key strategies that may help provide you with some hip pain relief sleeping. Improved sleep can help impact positively on pain and life

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Top Tips for Hip Pain Relief when Sitting, Socialising or Travelling
Top Tips for Hip Pain Relief Sitting, when Socialising or Travelling

Here, we discuss some simple strategies to reduce hip pain sitting, when socialising and travelling.

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causes of lower buttock pain
Causes of Lower Buttock Pain

Learn about structures that may be linked to causes of lower buttock pain, including hamstring tendinopathy, ischiogluteal bursitis, ischiofemoral impingement, and pain from the deep hip rotator muscles

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