Possible physiotherapy diagnosis of your upper leg and thigh pain and relevant treatments:
Thigh pain can be caused, as with most pains, by everyday use as well as sports or work injuries. It is very common however, in the majority of cases, responds well to physiotherapy treatment, particularly when treated early. It is important to contact your physiotherapist as soon as you notice your condition, after a thorough assessment and clinical diagnosis you will be able to commence treatment and look forward to pain reduction.
Thigh pain is most likely caused by either muscle injury or nerve pain. Sudden onset of thigh pain is usually related to a sporting injury when a muscle has been strained however, it is imperative that you receive a physiotherapy assessment and diagnosis in order to ascertain the correct course of treatment.
Paragon Physiotherapy will provide for you a complete assessment, ensuring the initial cause of the problem is located, followed by a course of treatment that will both reduce your pain and ensure you have the knowledge to manage / alleviate future problems.
Examples of conditions we treat for pain in this area:
Thigh strain, poor core stability, overuse injuries, corked thigh, groin strain, bulging disc and adductor tendinopathy.
Paragon Physiotherapy provide a range of specialised assessments and treatments which include:
- Ice / heat pack application
- TENS (Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)
- Kinesio Taping
- Soft tissue mobilization / stretching
- Gentle range of motion (ROM) exercises
- Progressive strengthening exercises
- Postural training
- Athlete-specific training program
- Patient education
- Gait/running analysis
- Video analysis