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A 39-year-old member asked:

My hip flexor has been hurting a lot and the pain is getting worse. x-rayed and was told it's not skeletal. hip flexor strain or something serious?

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Dr. Kim Fagan
Sports Medicine 36 years experience
Hip flexor hurts!: Hip flexor strain is a muscle, possibly tendon or bursa, injury that doesn't show up on x-rays which show bones. Hip flexor injuries hurt! they require appropriate diagnosis and treatment usually involving activity modification, anti-inflammatory, manual therapy(pt), and addressing any predisposing factors such as abnormal gait, muscle imbalance, foot malalignment. See non-surgical sports med doc.
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