Monthly Archives: May 2015

HipTrac helps doctor relieve hip pain naturally

My name is Bryan Walls and I am a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. I have a Family Practice in Portland, Oregon and see a variety of illnesses, injuries and conditions. I see quite a few patients that have hip osteoarthritis. Oftentimes patients come in with complaints of back pain or a feeling like they have a pulled groin. After providing a thorough evaluation, many times it turns out that they […]

how to relieve hip pain

picture of a painful hip

I have hip arthritis, why does my surgeon say wait?

Hip osteoarthritis is relatively common and affects more than 24 million people in the US today. Among that population, only a small minority get total hip replacements immediately after diagnosis. Why? There are multiple reasons, some specific to the individual patient and others that apply to all patients. The age and condition of the patient must be considered.  If you are older and/or overweight and not exercising much (not too surprising if you […]