Category Archives: Hip pain

Trigger point work for your hip pain.

A common cause of hip pain are tight knots or trigger points in the gluteus medius muscle. If the gluteus medius trigger points are activated then pain may be felt all the way down the leg. Usually you can work trigger points 3-5 times per week and you should start to feet better with less […]

Hematoma: Deep leg bruise and swelling

My latest basketball injury involved receiving a deep thigh bruise about 1 week ago.  The bruise then turned in to a hematoma and I made 2 mistakes that will probably prolong my healing about 1 week.  Watch this short video and I hope you learn from my mistakes, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

PT video: How to fit and use a cane

Not sure if you are using your cane the right way?  Check out this short video just to be safe… Let me know if you have any questions ~ Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA  

Taking Lyrica for sciatic pain? May want to read this

Are you taking Lyrica for sciatic pain? You may want to check this out: A small study in Australia has found that pregabalin – a drug more widely known under the brand name Lyrica — works no better than a placebo at relieving leg pain caused by sciatica. The findings, published in the current issue […]

Foot mobility: Don’t neglect 25% of your body

Is your training program neglecting 25% of your body? How much time are you spending on foot and ankle mobility? As clinicians assessing foot mobility, here are just a few of the questions we need to ask: 1. does the talus move in the tunnel? 2. is the training wheel (5th Metatarsal) functioning well 3. […]

Learn how to foam roll for hip pain, but watch out for your dog!

Physical Therapy video on how to help your hip pain by using a foam roller, tennis ball, and Lacrosse ball.  Sorry about the interruptions from by dog Romeo! Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapist, Bellingham, Washington