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Massage and stretches for tight hip flexors?

Massage and stretches for tight hip flexors?

Can be very helpful: Both massage and passive and active stretching can be very helpful for tight hip . Flexors. While a home program for stretching can work fine massage needs to be done by a provider trained in neuromuscular massage in order to get the most benefit. Stretches should be demonstrated at least once to make sure they are done properly. Find a facility that provides physical therapy and massage. ...Read more

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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more


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Calf heat. Hip pain.

Calf heat. Hip pain.

See below: This actually sounds like sciatica or pain from an irritated nerve root in your lumbar spine. If your leg is hot, swollen, or tender to touch behind the knee or calf then a clot is more likely. I would recommend seeing your physician asap just to be sure. ...Read more

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Bursitis in hip causing quadriceps pain?

Bursitis in hip causing quadriceps pain?

Usually not: True bursitis if the hip effects the main hip tendons and flexors. Foir example great trochanter bursitis and iliopsoas bursitis. Only one head of the quadicreps goes across the hip. ...Read more

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sciatica pain with hip and knee pain. is walking good?

sciatica pain with hip and knee pain. is walking good?

Back pain: The answer depends on the anatomical reason for your discomfort. Sciatica in your age group is usually a phenomenon which occurs secondary to a small disk herniation. More often than not, supportive treatment in the form of physical therapy and a short course or pain medication will work but you have to be patient :) In short, yes walking and even stretching are good. ...Read more

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What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

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What're some ankle strengthening exercises?

Many: Hi: there are many and most you already know such as belt pulls, ankle lifts, jump rope, balance boards and etc. Best regards: dr. Mark reed placentia-linda foot & ankle group drs. Mark and melanie reed 1275 rose drive, suite 136 placentia, ca 92870 fax: (714) 528-0739 office: (714) 528-2252 www.Footpain.Org [email protected] ...Read more

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Exercise for knee joint pain?

Exercise for knee joint pain?

Varies: It really is based upon the specific cause of the knee pain. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis as to the source of your knee pain first. ...Read more

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What yoga exercises can relieve back pain?

What yoga exercises can relieve back pain?

Forward folds: Forward folds and hamstring stretches are good for the back. When you stretch our legs you are also stretching your back at the same time. ...Read more

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Which exercises for tendonitis pain?

Which exercises for tendonitis pain?

Need more info: It depends on the location of the tendinitis. I suggest you resubmit your question with more specific info. ...Read more

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Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

Does glute bridging help stretch hip flexors?

Strengthen: The hip flexors pull the upper leg up at the hip, allows us to lift our knees and bend at the waist. There are five muscles that connect the femur to the pelvis. Stretching and strengthening the hip flexors is important to avoid injury and increase performance. ...Read more

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Acute hip pain. With back. Pain and. Leg pain?

Acute hip pain. With back. Pain and. Leg pain?

Back pain/ sciatica: Sounds like mostly low back pain from early arthritis or a disc problem with nerve irritation see a doctor about it. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain in testicles and sciatic pain. No meds, exercises or stretching help?

Sciatica and testicl: It is very unusual to have sciatica with associated testicular pain. Although it is not prudent to postulate two different causative factors, this must be considered. You should get in for an. Evaluation soon. ...Read more

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What are some exercises or stretches to ease hip pain?

What are some exercises or stretches to ease hip pain?

Yoga style: Hip flexor stretches...Stabilize pelvis and lunge forward, stretch hamstrings and adductors, strengthen abdominal, strengthen glutes, it band stretches...See a good sports pt. ...Read more

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Perineal lump, pain, buttock and thigh pain ?Overstretch injury

Perineal lump, pain, buttock and thigh pain ?Overstretch injury

Lump: That lump may be an infection/abscess. Have it checked out by your doctor. You may need minor surgery. ...Read more

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What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

Air squats: A good functional exercise is the air squat. Here's a link that describes how they can be done. http://goo.gl/v75cg. ...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 to do if I have bad hip pain when stretching for ballet. Please help!?

What to do if I have bad hip pain when stretching for ballet. Please help!?

Fasciitis: Probably tendonitis and/or fasciitis of the tensor fascia lata and ilio-tibial band. Seek care with orthopedic surgeon or physiatrist, therapy or steroid injection maybe helpful. ...Read more

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Is it a bad sign if i'm experiencing hip pain, popping, and restriction while stretching?

Is it a bad sign if i'm experiencing hip pain, popping, and restriction while stretching?

Snapping Hip: This may represent an issue with a muscle/tendon complex that crosses the hip joint. This can often be adequately treated with physical therapy. Discuss it with your doctor or consider a referral to a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning. I have leg weakness and muscle spasms. Want to get back to the gym, but pain ?

After stretching, I could not stand from serious hip pain and burning.  I have leg weakness and muscle spasms.  Want to get back to the gym, but pain ?

RICE: Rest, ice to affected area, elevation if able and anti-inflammatory (if no reason not to take one) are initial treatments. Your complaints of weakness of leg are concern. If no better in next 3-5 days, please see your doctor for evaluation. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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Iliopsoas syndrome , low back is being twisted causing pinched nerve , pelvis inflammation, spinal tilt, hip pain, constipation, stretching seems to hep?

Iliopsoas syndrome , low back is being twisted causing pinched nerve , pelvis inflammation, spinal tilt, hip pain, constipation, stretching seems to hep?

Consider these: http://www.merckmedicus.com/patient-handouts/hip-flexor-strain-exercises also think about taking an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if you are not allergic nor have kidney disease, hypertension (high blood pressure), heart disease, or diabetic (ask for personal doctors' advice). ...Read more

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What are some exercises or stretches to ease hip pain?

Yoga style: Hip flexor stretches...Stabilize pelvis and lunge forward, stretch hamstrings and adductors, strengthen abdominal, strengthen glutes, it band stretches...See a good sports pt. ...Read more

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What are good exercises and stretches to ease hip pain?

Air squats: A good functional exercise is the air squat. Here's a link that describes how they can be done. http://goo.gl/v75cg. ...Read more

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Stopped exercise because of hip pain and it's driving me crazy. What should I do?

Stopped exercise because of hip pain and it's driving me crazy. What should I do?

Try taking some OTC : Medication adlong as there ate no jsdues in terms ofuding these medications and see if it improves and then try changing your exercise routine or cross train while making sure you stretch and warm up with exercise. If no better, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to ease your hip pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons . Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial.I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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What are good exercises i can do to ease hip pain?

Exercises hip pain: Exercises that increase strength and flexibility can reduce hip pain. See this site for info: http://www.Everydayhealth.Com/hip-pain/hip-pain-exercises.Aspx. ...Read more

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Can exercises for hip pain help or hurt the problem?

Hip pain: Exercises that are low impact and respectful of the joint and surrounding tissues are generally well-accepted if joint architecture is reasonable. If there is significant deformity or problem, check with your orthopedic surgeon for modifications. ...Read more

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Hip pain from doing leg exercises and when I have pain it's like spasms in my hip could I have pulled a muscle or have a torn muscle?

Anything is possible: It could be joint pain from arthritis or a labral tear, tendinitis, bursitis or muscular. If you want to know have the hip evaluated. ...Read more

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Would lower back/upper hip pain in the mornings that gets better throughout the day with movement and exercise be anything serious like cancer?

Inflmmatory back pai: This sounds like inflamatory back pain and could suggest inflammatory back pain like inflammatory spondylitis. Cancer is usually not like this. You need to discuss this with your physician and could be referred to a rheumatologsit. ...Read more

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What is the usual treatment for trochanteric point hip pain?. Also what is the best stretch for tight quadriceps? Please help

What is the usual treatment for trochanteric point hip pain?. Also what is the best stretch for tight quadriceps? Please help

Trochanter: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2005/0415/p1545.html
This is a link to exercises for illiotibial band. Initial therapy consists of stretching and NSAID. If not effective steroid injection can be of benefit. ...Read more

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For 6+ months I can't sleep through aching, burning, deep leg and hip pain and awaken stiff in the AM . Strangely the pain is helped only by exercise?

For 6+ months I can't  sleep through aching, burning, deep leg and hip pain and awaken stiff in the AM . Strangely the pain is helped only by exercise?

Not surprising: You may be experiencing some inflammatory arthritis. Unlike osteoarthritis, that sometimes gets worse with use, inflammatory arthritis may get better with use. You become more aware of it at night because you have nothing else to think about. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. He/she may want to run some other tests. ...Read more

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Low back injury, not pregnant, menstrual-like cramps now, some exercise too soon. Related? Hip pain too :( all related to back? Anxiety issues too...

relax and see: You are trying to be efficient and placing a lot of information with few words. It is not difficult to tweak your back by overdoing things. This may result in back pain was some radiation into the hips and legs etc. That may last for weeks. It's easy to become anxious about these kind of things. Who wants to have back problems? The general rule is: things that come out of nowhere go away. ...Read more