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Why did my hip flexor lock up?

Why did my hip flexor lock up?

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 flexors. ...Read more

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How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

Rephrase the quest -: Ion as it seems incomplete, difficult to be understood. ...Read more

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How do I know if i tore my hip flexor?

How do I know if i tore my hip flexor?

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. ...Read more

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Hip flexor pain from exercising how long until it heals?

Hip flexor pain from exercising how long until it heals?

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 one week . ...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 can I do if my hip or hip flexor a (i think) tightens up?

What can I do if my hip or hip flexor a (i think) tightens up?

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 exercises should improve symptoms. Visiting a physical therapist for modalities like ultrasound could help. Other causes are femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears. Seek out a hip arthroscopy specialist like me if pain persists. ...Read more

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Will hip flexor dysfunction go away on its own? Do you have to have pt?

Will hip flexor dysfunction go away on its own? Do you have to have pt?

PT: Hip flexor dysfunction implies inflammation or irritation of your ilio-psoas muscle/tendon unit. A physical therapy referral for treatment is usually the most reliable means of helping you get resolution of the problem. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a hip flexor injury take to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a hip flexor injury take to heal?

6 - 8 weeks: If you don't have a labral tear the tears should be 90% better by 8 weeks. ...Read more

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What should I do about a strained hip flexor?

Many things: Ice, antiinflammatories (if you can tolerate them), stretching and gentle massage. ...Read more