Category Archives: Hip pain

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