As the weather begins to change and we transition into different seasons, our bodies can often react in ways that we don't expect. This is due to the fact that cold temperatures can cause inflammation and stiffness in the joints. For some people, this may mean that they start to experience hip pain. If you're someone who is dealing with hip pain that seems to be triggered by the changing seasons, there's a good chance that a chiropractor may be able to help.
Realigning the spine
While there are many possible treatments for seasonal hip pain, realigning the spine is a great option that may provide relief. This is because when the spine is out of alignment, it can place stress on the surrounding muscles and tissues, which can lead to pain in the hips. By realigning the spine, you can take pressure off the surrounding muscles and tissues, which can help to reduce or eliminate hip pain.
If you're dealing with hip pain, you might be wondering if an adjustment could help. The answer is maybe. Adjustments can help realign your bones and joints, which can take pressure off your muscles and nerves and provide relief from pain. However, adjustments alone are unlikely to solve the underlying problem causing your hip pain. That's why it's important to work with a healthcare professional to determine the cause of your pain and develop a treatment plan that includes both chiropractic care and other necessary therapies.
Therapeutic massages performed by one of our chiropractors can help to improve blood circulation in hip the area, which can reduce inflammation and pain. The massages can help to release tight muscles and trigger points, which can also contribute to pain relief. Finally, massages can help to relax the mind and body, providing overall stress relief which can have a positive impact on pain perception.
For more information on how our chiropractors can help with hip pain triggered by the changing seasons, contact our team at Melville Wellness today.