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A 16-year-old male asked:

How can i recover from a hip flexor strain as fast as possible ?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Depends upon its --: severity & duration you have had it for. The RISE= Rest, Ice, Stretching Exercises + pain meds like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrim would get the job done, but it'll take about 2 weeks at least, maybe more. Stretch the flexors gently several times a day and gradually increase the range. Do not overdo it. After a day or so you'll get the hang of it. If you do too much, it'll hurt worse. See PCP if not improving.
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