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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Tight: The hip flexors are almost always too tight. You need to religiously stretch them. Also work on strengthening the gluts which help balance out the f ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rephrase the quest -: Ion as it seems incomplete, difficult to be understood.
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle tears: Torn muscles will tend to bleed and cause what is known as a hematoma.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Pain: To area with motion. See orthopedic and will likely need mri. In meantime try rice rest, ice, compression and elevation and otc anti-inflam.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain: You will usually have pain and swelling in the anterior thigh that would be worse with attempts to flex the hip. Don't hesitate to be seen for it.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: This kind of pain if no muscle tear , just for muscle spasms and treated with rest. Cool pack and Tylenol (acetaminophen) you can improving in about o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
PT: best to see a physical therapist and get some guidance
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip flexor stretches: Tight hip flexors make walking difficult and running painful because the tight hip flexor muscles make obtaining full hip extension impossible thus si ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Toman
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Stretching: In a 38 y/o, the likely cause of hip tightness is usually muscular. The hip flexor is a prime cause of this tightness. Working on jip stretching exer ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
PT: Hip flexor dysfunction implies inflammation or irritation of your ilio-psoas muscle/tendon unit. A physical therapy referral for treatment is usually ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Dickson
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 - 8 weeks: If you don't have a labral tear the tears should be 90% better by 8 weeks.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Many things: Ice, antiinflammatories (if you can tolerate them), stretching and gentle massage.
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