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Symptoms Of 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
I work in an office. How often should I get up and stretch etc during the day to prevent rounded shoulders, tight hip flexors and many other problems?
20-08-02: You can try sitting for 20 minutes out of half an hour of work, standing for 8 minutes and walking around for 2 minutes. This is only a guideline and depends how much walking and standing you do at home while cooking and other activities you do. If that is the case you may adjust your standing and walking around less often, at least every hour ...Read more
No: PT and appropriate treatment will help.Get a more detailed answer ›
My hip flexors have been tight for so long my back is very weak and my shoulders are rolled forward and pecs are very tight barely can stand up?
Could a tight hip flexor cause burning/prickling sensations in the inner thigh? I do quite a bit of driving during the day.
If you have a herniated disk in the L4-L5 region, can it cause you to feel tightness in the hips? I have a that, but want to know if this is a symptom
L4-5: Disc symptoms can vary. Tightness in the hips can indeed occur as a symptom. ...Read more
Please help. I have this pain from my lower hip that radiates to shin and knee. Worse when sitting. No other symptoms. Scared for DVT. Calf feels tight?
It is likely that: The pain you are experiencing is from nerve compression in your back or hip. Unless you have additional reasons like trauma or infection or prolonged immobility it is unlikely you have a DVT. Regardless, if you are having this much concern you should see your health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
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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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
Hurt my right hip flexor while exercising 3 weeks ago, it hasn't gotten better. How can I treat it?
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 exercise 6 days per week, weight training along with some hiit, what is the best way to soothe discomfort in my hip flexors?
Ice: Generally stretching, biofreeze and ice work pretty well. Sometimes you just need to rest. ...Read more
I have pain in my hips everytime I bend my hips and when I walk, I don't know if it's my hip flexors but in order to feel relief I have to lay flat.
Can yyou: Give me more info as to what kind of exercise you do and body habitus etc more info needed to diagnose a hip issue ...Read more
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
Pain on stretching: I would stop.Get a more detailed answer ›
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