Jason Ferine Physical Therapy

Hip & Knee Pain in Los Angeles

Conquering Hip and Knee Pain to Get You Moving Again

Living with constant hip or knee pain makes everything harder. Getting up and down the stairs. Going for a jog. Just getting through your workday comfortably. You start questioning the activities you love. Over time, the pain wears on both your body and mind. But with the right help, relief is possible – no matter your age or activity level.

At Jason Ferine Physical Therapy Physical Therapy in Los Angeles, our expert physical therapists specialize in treating hip and knee pain. With hands-on manual therapy, customized exercise programs, and gait re-training, we can help reduce your discomfort and improve mobility in your hip, knee, and entire lower body.

Who We Can Help

Our focus is helping active adults ages 18-55 find relief from hip and knee pain caused by:

  • Sports injuries and overuse
  • Arthritis
  • Falling or trauma
  • Muscle imbalances
  • Poor movement patterns

Whether you’re an athlete looking to return to your sport pain-free or someone who simply wants to walk, work, or play without discomfort or limitations, our experienced physical therapists are here to help you feel like yourself again through every step of the recovery process.

An Expert Approach to Relieving Hip and Knee Pain

Hip and knee pain affects over 30 million Americans each year. Issues like osteoarthritis, sprains, strains, bursitis, and tendonitis are common culprits that can make everyday actions difficult.

The good news is physical therapists are movement experts who can accurately pinpoint the root cause of your hip or knee pain based on your health history and a thorough evaluation. We then create a customized treatment plan aimed at:

1. Pain Reduction and Improved Movement

Using hands-on techniques like joint mobilizations and modalities like heat/ice packs, we can effectively manage pain and inflammation levels – helping decrease discomfort while promoting better mobility and function.

2. Strength and Flexibility Restoration

Weak, tight muscles can strain your hip and knee joints. We identify problem areas and prescribe targeted stretching and strengthening exercises to bring balance back to your joints and surrounding tissues. This improves stability, range of motion and movement quality.

3. Gait Re-education and Balance Training

Subtle changes in your walking pattern – from muscle imbalances to poor foot mechanics – can contribute to hip and knee pain over time. We perform in-depth gait analyses to catch issues early. Balance and coordination exercises also help reduce future injury risk.

4. Education and Activity Modification

Learning how to properly use and protect your body when working, exercising and doing daily tasks is key. Based on your unique needs, we provide recommendations on optimal posture, safe movement patterns, activity avoidance versus modification, and more to prevent future complications.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What causes pain from hip to knee?

Referred pain means pain originating in one area can radiate to other areas along nerve pathways. For example, hip joint, bursa, or muscle problems often cause pain felt in the thigh or inner knee. We help correctly trace your pain’s origin point for treatment.

2. When should I worry about hip and leg pain?

See your doctor if the pain persists for more than 2 weeks, causes severe limping, or you experience numbness/tingling. Also seek help if pain disrupts sleep or you notice swelling, redness, or warmth in the painful area which could indicate a more serious issue requiring prompt medical attention.

3. Should I keep walking with hip pain?

Attempt to avoid activities exacerbating significant hip pain. But maintaining normal movement within your tolerance helps nourish hip cartilage versus allowing stiffening. We customize exercise programs promoting mobility while avoiding further damage.

4. What are the red flags for hip pain?

Seek emergency care if you have hip pain combined with chest pain, difficulty breathing, fainting, fever, sudden inability to bear weight, or trauma like a fall – as these may indicate blood clots, infections, breaks, or other medical emergencies requiring urgent evaluation.

Jason Ferine Physical Therapy’s Experienced Physical Therapy Team

Our skilled clinicians including Jason Ferine, PT and Jason Ferine, DPT have 20+ years combined experience treating various orthopedic and sports injuries from the weekend warrior to the elite college athlete. With advanced manual therapy certifications and a patient-first philosophy focused on uncovering the true root cause of your pain, we create customized treatment plans to help you bounce back – whether from an injury or a chronic issue like arthritis. From simple home exercises to hands-on therapy to advanced modalities like dry needling, we offer the latest evidence-based rehab techniques tailored to your unique needs. Our goal is simple – help you reduce pain, restore flexibility and strength, and return to the active lifestyle you enjoy.

Start Your Path to Pain-Free Movement Today

If hip or knee pain is limiting your mobility or quality of life, take the first step and give our friendly staff at Jason Ferine Physical Therapy Physical Therapy a call at (424) 365-2083 to schedule a thorough evaluation with one of our specialists.

We accept most major insurance plans and will verify your benefits before your first visit.
Don’t let nagging hip or knee pain slow you down any longer – our proven approach helps patients find relief, regain function, and prevent future discomfort or arthritis progression.

Ready to get back to pain-free movement? Call or book online today to request an appointment.

About The Author

Jason Ferine patients at the forefront of their care. With over years of experience, they guide individuals towards achieving their best selves. At Jason Ferine Physical Therapy in Los Angeles, Jason Ferine crafts individualized plans using cutting-edge techniques, empowering patients to overcome limitations and thrive.

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Nenci Bates

I do not even know where to start. I was unfortunate to have a work related accident, had torn meniscus surgery, went through a couple of PT’s and was graced to land at JFPT door steps. The moment I walked in, I felt HOPE after struggling through this awful injury that has plagued me for over a year. The space is super clean, super organized and is well equipped for some serious PT! I’ll start with Lindsey, that woman is the captain of the ship. Super thorough, friendly, energetic and very kind. Always makes sure I am there when I need to and the scheduling system is great. And now, Jason. Jason is like a walking encyclopedia of the human muscular anatomy. It just amazes me on how much he knows and more impressively on what to do with that information. Jason has guided me through this really tough recovery, has given me the gift of knowledge on how I can lead my life with healthy forms and habits and most importantly was very positive and supportive through my tumbles and victories. Jason, you are a HEALER. I will soon be done with my PT and will miss coming to see this amazing team. I hope this referral helps those in real need to JFPT’s doorstep as well. Thank you Jason and Lindsey!!

Nora Wendel

Jason is a highly experienced and knowledgeable physical therapist who has successfully helped me resolve several body mechanic (and pain) issues without drugs! He is a terrific person, too! I’m so pleased to know him!