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Hip Flexor Hernia
Having a pulsating pain that is in my hip flexor, pressure lower left abdomen, and lower back pain been to 4doctors that ruled out hernias sharp pain twisting pt stretching makes it worse im athlete?
See below: Try some outpatient therapy. There are many structures around the hip and thigh without a thorough history and physical it would be difficult to give you a diagnosis. Seeing an orthopedic surgeon would be helpful. Good luck thank you. ...Read more
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Many possibilites: At 31, it commonly is a strain, if it just happened. If it's been there for a while or has been happening over and over, then it could be several things. A hip flexor tear (rectus or iliopsoas), capsule tear, hip labral tear, arthritis, cam lesion, early avascular necrosis, or stress fracture. Unless it just happened today and you're walking without pain, I would see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
I have a hip flexor injury from soccer and I have pt for about. 6 weeks, and so should I take ibrouphen everyday to help me?
I have spastic CP & had my hip flexors released in 01. What can I do for hip flexor pain and spasm that has been recurrent for 3 months after injury?
Be seen: I would first consider being seen to accurately determine the cause of your symptoms. X-rays would be useful to rule out serious injury, such as a fracture or dislocation. If everything. Checks out, then physical therapy and/or muscle relaxants are often used for pain from spasm. Thank you. ...Read more
Get a diagnosis: C an orthopedic surgeon 4 eval ; x-rays. If no intrinsic hip or femoral problem, pt may help u get on a regular exercise ; stretching program, 4 the hip ; general flexibility. ...Read more
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
I am having pain when I lift my leg to go up the steps or in the car. It is in my hip flexor area. From over extension in snow boarding. Rest?
I have pain/discomfort in my right hip/hip flexor. Also getting pain in groin area too. It almost feels like things are twisted and out of place?
No fun: If it is the hip flexor then the pain should occur mostly with walking or other motions. I would definitely see a chiropractor (I just got mine fixed!) and take some ibuprofen and stretch. If there is pain into the scrotum or bulging inguinally, then you could have a hernia which needs to be evaluated by a doctor. If the testicle is sore or swollen definitely see a doctor ASAP ...Read more
My hip flexor/groin got pulled. My hipflexer/groin in fully healed? If I do pt everyday starting now, how long until a full recovery (running, etc.)?
Weeks: Usually takes 2-4 weeks for a pulled muscle or similar situation to heal and exercise should be resumed in a gradual manner to allow full healing and recovery. ...Read more
I get occasional, very sharp pains in my hip flexor. Sometimes when I walk, the pain suddenly stops me in my tracks. What can/should I do about it?
See ORS: Sharp occasional pains in your hip 'flexor' w / no recent hx of injury could be the earliest manifestations of hip arthritis. Groin pain w/ walking is common w/ people w/ oa of their hip. Middle age is also a common time for childhood hip conditions (ddh, scfe) to make themselves known. See your ors for exam and x-rays. Good luck! ...Read more