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

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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I injured my hip flexor two years ago have done pt and cortisone shots still have pain and now am suffering from severe chronic neck pain to the point?

I injured my hip flexor two years ago have done pt and cortisone shots still have pain and now am suffering from severe chronic neck pain to the point?

SIjt.painradiation: Cortisone for a muscle injury-no! Help me understand what kind of a thigh muscle injury would last 2 years. If you had a beneficial systemic effect from the corticosteroid injection for a short time, your age favors a spondylopathy that a rheumatologist should be diagnosing and treating. AS and others attack your age group. Good luck! If no rheumatologist see an internist or a better FP. ...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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How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

Rephrase the quest -: Ion as it seems incomplete, difficult to be understood. ...Read more

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How do I know if i tore my hip flexor?

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?

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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Are there any exercises to stretch or strengthen a hip flexor?

Are there any exercises to stretch or strengthen a hip flexor?

Hip flexor stretches: Tight hip flexors make walking difficult and running painful because the tight hip flexor muscles make obtaining full hip extension impossible thus significantly shortening your stride and slowing your speed. Hip extension stretching will help stretch tight flexors. Anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen may also help. Once tight flexors are stretched, a strengthening program will help. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hip or hip flexor a (i think) tightens up?

What can I do if my hip or hip flexor a (i think) tightens up?

Stretching: In a 38 y/o, the likely cause of hip tightness is usually muscular. The hip flexor is a prime cause of this tightness. Working on jip stretching exercises should improve symptoms. Visiting a physical therapist for modalities like ultrasound could help. Other causes are femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears. Seek out a hip arthroscopy specialist like me if pain persists. ...Read more