Understanding and Treating Hip Injuries

In the dynamic field of hip injury treatment and management, Dr. Douglas Cancel of Performance Sport Care in Walnut Creek, CA, stands out with his expertise in sports chiropractic care. His practice is at the forefront of incorporating recent advancements in the understanding of hip structure and biomechanics, offering state-of-the-art, non-surgical solutions for those suffering from hip pain and injuries.

Hip Disorders and Innovative Treatments


Hip Impingement and Labral Tears

Understanding the complexities of femoral acetabular impingement and labral tears, which are often linked to sports requiring extensive hip motion, Dr. Cancel understands when surgery is indicated and when there are reasonable opportunities for non-surgical solutions by addressing key factors in these conditions.

Hip Instability

Recognizing both traumatic and non-traumatic causes of hip instability, Dr. Cancel’s approach focuses on identifying subtle signs of capsular laxity and providing targeted treatments when non-surgical options reasonably exist.

Hip Arthritis (osteoarthritis)

With a keen eye for early signs of arthritis, Dr. Cancel offers conservative, non-surgical options to manage pain and preserve hip function.

Hip Bursitis

Addressing the inflammation of bursae, Dr. Cancel employs a range of management strategies and coordinated treatment for conditions like trochanteric bursitis, ensuring relief and recovery.

Stress Fractures

As a sports chiropractic specialist, Dr. Cancel provides comprehensive care for athletes, including nutrition and recovery strategies for stress fractures.

Low Back Related Hip Pain

As a seasoned back doctor, Dr. Cancel expertly distinguishes between hip and low back disorders, ensuring accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.

Hamstring, Groin, and Hip Flexor Injuries

With extensive experience in treating muscle and tendon injuries in the hip area, Dr. Cancel offers effective solutions for strains and tendinitis.

Comprehensive Care for Hip Health

At Performance Sport Care, we understand that each patient’s journey to recovery is unique. Dr. Cancel’s personalized approach ensures that every aspect of your hip health is addressed, from initial diagnosis, treatment, possible medical/surgical referral, to the final stages of rehabilitation. His commitment to non-surgical methods and innovative treatments places him at the forefront of sports chiropractic care in Walnut Creek and the surrounding areas.

Why Choose Performance Sport Care?

  • Expertise: Dr. Cancel’s extensive knowledge in sports-related injuries makes him a trusted choice for athletes and active individuals.
  • Personalized Treatment: Understanding that no two injuries are the same, Dr. Cancel tailors his approach to meet your specific needs.
  • Advanced Non-Surgical Techniques: Stay ahead of the curve with the latest in non-surgical treatments and rehabilitation methods.
  • Comprehensive Care: From diagnosis to recovery, experience a holistic approach to managing your hip pain and injuries.
  • Community-Centric Practice: Proudly serving Walnut Creek and neighboring communities, we are committed to enhancing the health and well-being of our patients.

Ready to take the first step towards overcoming your hip pain and injuries?

Contact Dr. Douglas Cancel and the team at Performance Sport Care at (925) 945-1155 or click below to schedule a consultation. Embrace a pain-free life and return to your peak performance with the expert care at Performance Sport-Care.

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**Addressing the Shortcomings of High School Weight Training Programs**At Performance Sport-Care in Walnut Creek, Dr. Douglas Cancel, a dedicated sports chiropractor, offers expert manual therapy and rehabilitative strength training to help young athletes thrive. We understand that while high school weight training programs have their benefits, they also have several shortcomings that can impact student athletes' performance and safety:1. **Lack of Proper Supervision and Instruction**: - Many high school programs lack certified strength and conditioning coaches, leading to inadequate coaching and improper lifting techniques.2. **Insufficient Individualization**: - One-size-fits-all programs fail to address the unique needs, fitness levels, and goals of individual students, potentially leading to overtraining or undertraining.3. **Safety Concerns**: - Without proper supervision and technique instruction, the risk of injuries increases significantly.4. **Lack of Comprehensive Education**: - High school programs often miss out on essential education regarding nutrition, overall fitness, and the importance of warm-up and cool-down routines.5. **Equipment and Facility Limitations**: - Outdated or insufficient equipment and limited space can hinder the effectiveness and safety of training.6. **Motivation and Engagement**: - Not all students are interested in weight training, and a lack of a supportive environment can further discourage participation.7. **Inconsistent Programs**: - Irregular training schedules and variable program quality can disrupt students' progress.8. **Focus on Aesthetics Over Functionality**: - Emphasizing appearance over functional strength and overall fitness may not align with students' true needs.At Performance Sport-Care, Dr. Douglas Cancel is committed to addressing these issues by providing personalized, safe, and effective rehabilitative strength training. Our goal is to help young athletes achieve their peak performance and stay injury-free.If you're concerned about your child's high school weight training program or want to enhance their athletic performance, contact us today. Together, we can build a stronger, healthier future for your young athlete! 💪📞#performancesportcare #sportschiropractor #rehabilitativestrengthtraining #youthathletedevelopment #injuryprevention #walnutcreekfitness ... See MoreSee Less
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