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Doctor insights on: Hip Flexor Hernia

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I was wondering are hip flexor stretches bad for hernia?

I was wondering are hip flexor stretches bad for hernia?

Not bad: You should base all your activity on pain and discomfort as it relates to the hernia. If it hurts, ease up. If you find yourself limiting your activity because of the hernia, see your doctor or a general surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

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How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

Muscle tears: Torn muscles will tend to bleed and cause what is known as a hematoma. ...Read more

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How do I treat a lump in the hip flexor?

Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and evaluated to determine the source. An MRI may be indicated. ...Read more

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How do I relieve chronic hip flexor tightness?

How do I relieve chronic hip flexor tightness?

Static stretching: Hip flexor tightness can be bothersome, especially when moving from a sitted position to stand. Stretching exercises under the guidance of your physician, physical therapist, or trainer can help with problem. ...Read more

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What to do about hip flexor tightness and pain?

What to do about hip flexor tightness and pain?

Stretch/ICE: Recommend course of stretching, icing and anti-inflammories for 1-2 weeks. If not better, you may consider evaluation for other treatment options. Consider further imaging studies like x-ray or mri. ...Read more

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Pain near hip flexor, I had hysterectomy cysts, what is this a sign of?

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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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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What should I do about a strained hip flexor?

Rest: Initially rest would be the initial response, from which they will often heal. If not, therapy can be helpful to aid in recovery. ...Read more

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What to do if I injured my hip flexor over a year ago?

What to do if I injured my hip flexor over a year ago?

Stem Cells: Consider looking up how stem cells might be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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Hip-flexor hurts when doing cartwheel. What does this indicate?

Hip-flexor hurts when doing cartwheel. What does this indicate?

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

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Hurt my right hip flexor while exercising 3 weeks ago, it hasn't gotten better. How can I treat it?

Rest: If u are sure it's your hip flexor or adductor muscle;give it time and and avoid re- injury and it will heal (usually 6 wks. Or so). If groin pain continues after that and not helped w/ibuprofen see your md. Good luck! ...Read more

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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?

NSAIDs: Nsaids are not a disease modifying medication. They can help with the symptoms however long term NSAID usage can have negative side effects. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Hip flexor muscle problem?

Hip flexor muscle problem?

Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem. ...Read more

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How long do hip flexor muscle tears last?

How long do hip flexor muscle tears last?

2-3 weeks: And may be more, it depend how sever the case. ...Read more

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How long do hip flexor muscle medium tears last?

How long do hip flexor muscle medium tears last?

Variable time period: Most partial tears heal without surgery with rest and physical therapy within 4-8 weeks. Strenuous activity would not be allowed until adequate protective strength has returned. ...Read more

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

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?

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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Can you tell me how do I get rid of stiffness in my hip flexor?

Can you tell me how do I get rid of stiffness in my hip flexor?

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

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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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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 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?

Rest and stretching: Rest, anti inflammatory meds (like advil) and stretching should help. You should be able to find stretching exercises for hip flexors on google. If things are not much better ina week or two, see your doctor or an orthopedist. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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.)?

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

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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?

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

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Strained / pulled hip flexor muscle?

Strained / pulled hip flexor muscle?

Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem. ...Read more

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What is worse a fractured hip or a sprain hip flexor?

What is worse a fractured hip or a sprain hip flexor?

Surgery vs Rehab: A fracture of the hip will most likely require surgery while a strain of a muscle will require stretching and strength training. ...Read more

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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?

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