Because the hip joint is quite deep and tight, a long thin needle is used. Ultrasound is often utilized for guidance in properly targeting and placing the needle, avoiding nerves and other sensitive structures.
A small mixture of local anesthetic to give rapid pain relief plus a natural, plant-based medication are injected. The natural medication promotes tissue healing and is NOT A STEROID.
Patients follow a program that includes physiotherapy rehabilitation exercises in addition to chiropractic treatment to achieve maximum hip pain relief.