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Do you suffer from nagging or chronic Hip Pain?

Hip Pain

Hip pain is a common problem, and is often difficult to diagnose and resolve due to the large range of causes. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the underlying problem. While it can be related to an injury suffered during a single event, hip pain often begins without a clear reason.

Some common causes of hip pain are:

  • Arthritis
  • Muscle strain/tendinopathy
  • Bursitis
  • Impingement
  • Labral tears

There are also a number of other problems, including lower back strain, which can cause hip pain. Evaluation by a physical therapist can help determine why you are having your symptoms, and design a personalized rehabilitation plan to help you get better. Physical therapy can be effective treatment for most causes of hip pain without the need for expensive surgery or the side-effects of medications. Treatment aims to reduce pain and stiffness in your hip, as well as improve your overall flexibility, strength, and muscular balance.

Universus, founded by Shaden Ghattas, provides each patient with a custom tailored mix of hands-on care and whole body neuromuscular re-education. We include the most up to date treatment techniques and education methods. You will return to your life, and activities “better than you were.”


Dr. Shaden Ghattas

Dr. Shaden Ghattas

Physical Therapist - Shaden Ghattas, DPT is the founder of Universus Physical Therapy. She has a proven track record for the fast recovery of muscle and joint injuries, is expertly trained in spinal manipulation (great for lower back injuries) and is a posture & biomechanics expert. Shaden was a former All-American college athlete in her day and has the training and expertise to get any athlete back to sport. Her current passion is in yoga and the healing arts, so she is very in-tune with the specific needs of the yoga practitioner. Shaden also enjoys treating woman with pelvic pain or those looking to simply get their body back after baby. She is trained as a women’ health expert through the American Physical Therapy Association. Shaden is a very proud mother of two and enjoys hiking, biking, and going to the beach with her kids. Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University Passions: Exercise, yoga, playing sports with her kids, traveling, reading, spirituality, personal growth
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