Best Shoes for Hip Pain- JOI

By Matt Paulus, Certified Athletic Trainer

Best Shoes for Hip Pain Overview

JOI Explains Why Some Shoes May Be the Best for Hip Pain

Many causes of hip pain can be biomechanical or structural to the body such as:

  • Issues with pelvic alignment.
  • Leg length discrepancy.
  • Flat feet/Overpronation.
  • High arches.
  • Issues with flexibility.
Wearing proper athletic footwear can help if you are experiencing hip pain.

Athletic Shoes

Most choices of footwear are dictated by your foot mechanics. Flat feet would be appropriate for an motion control shoe. Also, a motion control shoe would help control the arch of the foot for normal position and evenly distribute pressure along the length of the foot. However, on the other end of the spectrum you have high arches which are handled differently. Furthermore, a cushioned shoe would be the proper selection in this situation.

JOI Rehab

JOI Rehab clinicians can help you with the correct selections with your shoe wear and even provide custom orthopedics if necessary. Also correction of the issues that are causing the pain through formal rehab. A coordinated effort to return yourself to pain free activity.

If you are interested in scheduling an appointment at JOI Rehab for physical therapy, call (904) 858-7045. Come see us!

Where is Telemedicine Frequently Used?

All JOI Physicians, Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists now offer Telemedicine services for virtual visits from the convenience of your home. If you feel that it is best to stay in your own home during this time, we can still provide orthopaedic Telehealth services for you. Through the download of the free Zoom app on the your phone, tablet or laptop. Our physicians and Telehealth for Physical Therapy can evaluate you and provide the care you need.

JOI Fracture and Injury Care

JOI Physicians are currently offering ASAP Fracture care. Make an appointment by calling (904) JOI-2000. This is a new option for patients who would like to avoid the emergency room if they have suffered a fracture or soft tissue injury. To learn more about this service, read this article about fracture and injury care.

By: Matt Paulus, Certified Athletic Trainer

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