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Recovery Time Hip Flexor Strain
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
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
6 wks +/-: Depends on the severity of your injury. Strain is usually caused by acute trauma from sprinting, cutting, or kicking. Initially, focus on ice/rest/antiinflammatories. When the pain improves after a few days, begin easy stretches of hip flexors. In recovery, focus on flexibility and core strengthening. Gradually return to normal physical activity, letting pain be your guide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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)
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?
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
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.?
Grade 1 or low grade 2 hip flexor strain, still have full ROM and just feels sore, Im 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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.) ?
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