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How long does it typically take to recover from a hip flexor strain?

How long does it typically take to recover from a hip flexor strain?

Flexor strain: A flexor strain may take up to 6 weeks to heal. This can sometimes be associated with labral tearing and/or femoracetabular impingement (fai). Pt can speed up the healing. ...Read more

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How can I recover from a Hip flexor strain as fast as possible?

How can I recover from a Hip flexor strain as fast as possible?

Depends upon its --: Severity & duration you have had it for.
The RISE= Rest, Ice, Stretching Exercises + pain meds like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrim would get the job done, but it'll take about 2 weeks at least, maybe more.
Stretch the flexors gently several times a day and gradually increase the range. Do not overdo it. After a day or so you'll get the hang of it. If you do too much, it'll hurt worse.
See PCP if not improving. ...Read more

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I have a hip flexor strain, and should I take ibropropfen everyday and whould it relief my pain forever.

Groin strains...: Hip flexor (or adductor also) strains respond well to immediate ice (12-24 hrs), ibuprofen (or other otc nonsteroidal antiinflammatory med) and rest. These 'groin strains' often take 4-6 wks to fully heal even in young athletes and are prone to re/ injury if you return to your sport to quickly. You shouldn't require Ibuprofen or other NSAID more than a week. See your primary care physician for exam. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take to help heal nagging strained muscles? I take glucosamine & have done pt for my hip flexor strain (1 of multiple strains)

Is there anything I can take to help heal nagging strained muscles? I take glucosamine & have done pt for my hip flexor strain (1 of multiple strains)

See details: First of all, glucosamine has no value for this issue. Secondly, why would a 28 year experience 'multiple strains.' something does not compute. Get another opinion with a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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When can I start cycling again after a hip flexor strain? Thank you.

When can I start cycling again after a hip flexor strain? Thank you.

Few weeks: You need to give it 2-3 weeks to heal. By that time if you are out of pain then start back slowly and build up to your current level. If you want to get back faster see a physical therapist for therapy. ...Read more

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Hi, I think I have a hip flexor strain from a knee to the hip and it happened about a week ago. The pain almost went completely away but then came back?

Hi, I think I have a hip flexor strain from a knee to the hip and it happened about a week ago. The pain almost went completely away but then came back?

Partial tear: Could be the rectus femurs of the sartorial. You can easily aggravate a tear by overuse while healing. Give in to it for a couple weeks more. Take Ibuprofen or naproxen. Ice may help. ...Read more

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Recovery time from grade 2 hip flexor strain? Pain and loss of function are present but minimal

Recovery time from grade 2 hip flexor strain? Pain and loss of function are present but minimal

2-3 weeks: For any Grade 2 strain/sprain....Ask for some PHYSICAL THERAPY!!!! A good Physical Therapist can help you get
back to full activity sooner!

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Suspected Hip flexor strain. Causing me to limp. And lower back now hurting too. Currently abroad.

Suspected Hip flexor strain. Causing me to limp. And lower back now hurting too. Currently abroad.

Hip sprain: If you're walking abnormally because of the hip sprain, your low back eventually is strained. It would be best if an orthopedic specialist could evaluate you for both diagnosis and treatment. Physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen or naproxen (available without a prescription), prescription muscle relaxant are all effective treatment modalities for your problems. ...Read more

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My hip flexor has been hurting a lot and the pain is getting worse. X-rayed and was told it's not skeletal. Hip flexor strain or something serious?

My hip flexor has been hurting a lot and the pain is getting worse. X-rayed and was told it's not skeletal. Hip flexor strain or something serious?

Hip flexor hurts!: Hip flexor strain is a muscle, possibly tendon or bursa, injury that doesn't show up on x-rays which show bones. Hip flexor injuries hurt! They require appropriate diagnosis and treatment usually involving activity modification, anti-inflammatory, manual therapy (pt), and addressing any predisposing factors such as abnormal gait, muscle imbalance, foot malalignment. See non-surgical sports med doc. ...Read more

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Is walking on an incline good fir hip flexor strain?

Hip flexor strain: You will tend to protect it more in this manner. Downhill would be a tougher eccentric contracture. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor treat hip flexor strain?

What kind of doctor treat hip flexor strain?

Multiple: Can be primary care, physiatrist, or orthopedic surgeon. It may not really need much treatment other than rest. ...Read more

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Is light walking good for mild groin/hip flexor strain? Or should I just rest.

Is light walking good for mild groin/hip flexor strain? Or should I just rest.

Walk if it doesn't.: ...Aggravate the problem. If it does, no., then rest is best ur activity modification should aim to exercises that do not cause pain. Sometimes walking on flat surface ; slowly with small strides u may get away with it

once gone warm up, stretch ; gradually strengthen with care.

No good image. ...Read more

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I have hip flexor/groin strain, I ice it 3 times a day. Should I stretch right after ice or wait for awile then stretch?

I have hip flexor/groin strain, I ice it 3 times a day. Should I stretch right after ice or wait for awile then stretch?

Wait a while after: Icing. If you were using heat, which can help now that it's not in the acute stages, the stretching right away would be fine. However, after icing, want to let muscles get back close to baseline temp before stretching or you can cause some very small micro tares and delay healing. Either cold or heat is fine, whichever gives you more relief. ...Read more

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My husband is type II diabetic. His sugar level has been elevated due to a lot of stress and possible hip flexor strain. His extremities are cold.?

My husband is type II diabetic. His sugar level has been elevated due to a lot of stress and possible hip flexor strain. His extremities are cold.?

See your doctor: You should discuss these findings with your doctor. You could reopen the cervix to drain the fluid, but, given the paucity of symptoms, that may not be necessary. ...Read more

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Grade 1 or low grade 2 hip flexor strain, still have full ROM and just feels sore, I'm aware of RICE method, is there any other way to rehab in 4 days?

Grade 1 or low grade 2 hip flexor strain, still have full ROM and just feels sore, I'm aware of RICE method, is there any other way to rehab in 4 days?

A muscle strain: Is a tear of the muscle fibers. Along with RICE, it is appropriate to do VERY LIGHT stretching and massage of the area to prevent the muscle from tightening down during healing. But it must be done gently! Remember, when recovering from a strain, if it hurts, don't do it. To ask longer questions send me a HT Message @ https://goo. Gl/tch4sN ...Read more

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Hi I'm in cross country and I've been having issues with my hip flexor/groin all season and my trainer has ruled out a strain and he thinks tendonitis?

Hi I'm in cross country and I've been having issues with my hip flexor/groin all season and my trainer has ruled out a strain and he thinks tendonitis?

Could be right: Your trainer could be right, take ibuprofen 600-8-- mg every 6-8 hours around the O'CLOCK REGARDLESS IF YOU ARE HAVING PAIN OR NOT. FOR A WEEK AND SEE.
If better great, if not see a doctor, preferably a sport medicine specialist. ...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 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 type of exercises will they have me do in physical therapy for a strained hip flexor?

Lunges: The strained hip flexor muscle will tend to tighten. It is important to gently stretch a sore muscle. Start with warm-up of marching in place. Then, the hip flexor can be stretched by doing a lunge. With the strained leg behind the body while partially quatting onto the opposite forward leg you should feel the stretch in the groin. Hold for 15-30 sec and do twice. Include some brisk walking. ...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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I developed hip flexor tendonitis 3 1/2 months post hip arthroscopy. How long would something like this take to resolve? Tired of having hip pain

I developed hip flexor tendonitis 3 1/2 months post hip arthroscopy. How long would something like this take to resolve? Tired of having hip pain

Depends: It really depends on cause. If it was from an injury or overuse, it should get better quickly; certainly by 4-6 weeks. If there is something underlying that is causing it, then it may not get better until the cause is addressed. ...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?

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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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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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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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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I have been told I may have MS 12 years ago I take Copaxone (glatiramer) sq daily - hip flexor rt leg how can I improve my walking?

I have been told I may have MS 12 years ago I take Copaxone (glatiramer) sq daily - hip flexor rt leg how can I improve my walking?

That's odd...: It is extremely unusual to be diagnosed with MS at age 66. Especially the relapsing-remitting type, which Copaxone (glatiramer) treats. I recommend seeing an MS subspecialist to confirm the diagnosis. Second, without examining you it's hard to know why your walking changed, and what to do about it. Thirdly, even if you do have MS, it doesn't protect you from other diseases which could change your walking. ...Read more