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Doctor insights on: Deep Neck Flexor Exercises

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What do you recommend if I am feeling quite about of tension doing deep cervical neck flexor exercise is this normal?

What do you recommend if I am feeling quite about of tension doing deep cervical neck flexor exercise is this normal?

Poor question: Please reread your question and then rewrite it so it makes sense so we can answer it for you. As it is written it makes no sense to me. ...Read more

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I injured my hip flexor two years ago have done pt and cortisone shots still have pain and now am suffering from severe chronic neck pain to the point?

I injured my hip flexor two years ago have done pt and cortisone shots still have pain and now am suffering from severe chronic neck pain to the point?

SIjt.painradiation: Cortisone for a muscle injury-no! Help me understand what kind of a thigh muscle injury would last 2 years. If you had a beneficial systemic effect from the corticosteroid injection for a short time, your age favors a spondylopathy that a rheumatologist should be diagnosing and treating. AS and others attack your age group. Good luck! If no rheumatologist see an internist or a better FP. ...Read more

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Are there any exercises to stretch or strengthen a hip flexor?

Are there any exercises to stretch or strengthen a hip flexor?

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 significantly shortening your stride and slowing your speed. Hip extension stretching will help stretch tight flexors. Anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen may also help. Once tight flexors are stretched, a strengthening program will help. ...Read more

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What exercises can I do for a torn flexor muscle?

What exercises can I do for a torn flexor muscle?

Which flexor muscle?: You have many flxor muscles, in both upper and lower extremity. Also do you have a complete or partial tear. Without this info, i cannot give recommendations. Please be specific and ask again! ...Read more

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Is it possible to palpate the flexor hallucis longus or is it too deep? Palpable only with injury?

Is it possible to palpate the flexor hallucis longus or is it too deep? Palpable only with injury?

Depends on where: the muscle belly of the FHL is quite deep and not very palpable but the tendon can be palpated on the underside of the great toe ...Read more

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What exercises can I do for a torn hip flexor muscle?

The best exercise is: In my opinion, your workout should include cycling with clips or power grips. Cycling is gentle, rhythmic, increases blood flow, aiding in healing. Hip flexors are difficult to heal, so until you improve with cycling, avoid free weights. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to strenghten hip flexor muscle?

What are some good exercises to strenghten hip flexor muscle?

Lack of strength?: Or too much muscle tone leading to a spasm? You need to find out by doing hip extension. If your spine hurts during hip extension the psoas is in a spasm. It this case, psoas strengthening exercises will only make back pain worse. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to strenghten a damaged hip flexor muscle?

Stretch first!: With any muscle injury, rehabilitation starts with stretching the muscle, then start strengthening. Hip flexors can be worked with a straight leg raise while lying on your back, with the knee bent or straight, with or without an ankle weight. Isometrics can be performed in the sitting position by pushing down on your knee with your hand while lifting the knee. ...Read more

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Can a hip flexor injury cause pain to radiate into the medial knee during exercise?

Can a hip flexor injury cause pain to radiate into the medial knee during exercise?

Hip flexor injury: Pain from injury to the iliopsoas muscle is usually felt in the front part of the hip, depending on the extent of the injury. ...Read more

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