A 28-year-old male asked:
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what should i do about a strained hip flexor?

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Dr. David Sherer
36 years experience Anesthesiology
Many things: Ice, antiinflammatories (if you can tolerate them), stretching and gentle massage.
Answered on May 15, 2013
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Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest: Initially rest would be the initial response, from which they will often heal. If not, therapy can be helpful to aid in recovery.
Answered on Jun 5, 2017

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