Ice is applied to the affected area to reduce pain and inflammation.
Heat is applied to the area to increase blood circulation and remove the toxic substances.
Ultrasound therapy is used to increase blood flow, thus delivering more oxygen and nutrients to the damaged tissues and enhancing the healing process.
Kinesio-Taping is applied as compression is not possible in the hip area. Taping alleviates pain and decreases inflammation.
Transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS):
Transcutaneous electrical stimulation (TENS) is used to reduce and relieve hip pain.
Shock wave therapy:
Shock wave therapy is another modality used by physiotherapists to relieve pain and enhance the healing process.
Dry needling is done to reduce lateral hip pain and improve function in patients with greater trochanteric bursa.
Massage therapy like deep tissue massage is given to the muscles and connective tissues around the hip.
Range of motion exercises are done to increase the mobility and flexibility of the low back, hip, and knee joint, these exercises improve strength, flexibility, and core stability.
Stretching exercises are given to decrease the tension and help restore the movement. Passive stretching is done for the muscles and connective tissues of the hip by the physiotherapist.
Manual therapy is a hand on technique given gently to move the muscles and joints, it helps to improve motion and strength.
Strengthening exercises are given to strengthen the weak muscle which might cause imbalance resulting in excessive strain at the greater trochanter. Progressive resistance exercises can be given for the core muscles and lower extremities. Strengthening exercises can be done by lying on a table or the bed or floor by lifting the leg while lying in different positions. Then advance by doing the exercises in a standing position eg, standing squats.