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Hello, I am doing a project in my anatomy class on skeletal muscle's. I need to know what would be done in surgery on a grade 3 torn hip flexor muscle?

Hello, I am doing a project in my anatomy class on skeletal muscle's. I need to know what would be done in surgery on a grade 3 torn hip flexor muscle?

Rehab +/- repair: A torn hip flexor such as the rectus femoris can either be watched and rehabilitated versus repaired and rehabilitated. Repair may be indicated if the injury is more of a tendinous avulsion directly off bone as opposed to watching a mid muscle belly tear ...Read more

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What exercises can I do for a torn hip flexor muscle?

What exercises can I do for a torn hip flexor muscle?

The best exercise is: In my opinion, your workout should include cycling with clips or power grips. Cycling is gentle, rhythmic, increases blood flow, aiding in healing. Hip flexors are difficult to heal, so until you improve with cycling, avoid free weights. ...Read more

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My doctor said that I severely injured my hip flexor. And since therapy isn't working they said I need to have surgery. Should I have surgery or not?

My doctor said that I severely injured my hip flexor. And since therapy isn't working they said I need to have surgery. Should I have surgery or not?

If hip flexors are -: Severely injured, and PT hasn't helped, then surgery would be an option, definitely. MRI would be able to show which muscle is injured and the extent of the injury.
U need to talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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Hello. I had a major groin tear and hip flexor tear. I had a large hematoma as a result. I had surgery to repair this problem. When is intercourse ok?

Hello. I had a major groin tear and hip flexor tear. I had a large hematoma as a result. I had surgery to repair this problem. When is intercourse ok?

Surgeons call: When your surgeon determines that you have had enough healing. First consider that this not usually treated surgically which means your tear was severe so don't take any chances because you can ruin the repair. CHECK WITH YOUR SURGEON ...Read more

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How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

How are hip flexor bleeds caused?

Muscle tears: Torn muscles will tend to bleed and cause what is known as a hematoma. ...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 to do if I injured my hip flexor over a year ago?

What to do if I injured my hip flexor over a year ago?

Stem Cells: Consider looking up how stem cells might be helpful for you. Check out Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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Hip-flexor hurts when doing cartwheel. What does this indicate?

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

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Hurt my right hip flexor while exercising 3 weeks ago, it hasn't gotten better. How can I treat it?

Hurt my right hip flexor while exercising 3 weeks ago, it hasn't gotten better. How can I treat it?

Rest: If u are sure it's your hip flexor or adductor muscle;give it time and and avoid re- injury and it will heal (usually 6 wks. Or so). If groin pain continues after that and not helped w/ibuprofen see your md. Good luck! ...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?

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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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?

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

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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 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?

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

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Will hip flexor dysfunction go away on its own? Do you have to have pt?

Will hip flexor dysfunction go away on its own? Do you have to have pt?

PT: Hip flexor dysfunction implies inflammation or irritation of your ilio-psoas muscle/tendon unit. A physical therapy referral for treatment is usually the most reliable means of helping you get resolution of the problem. ...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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How do I treat a lump in the hip flexor?

Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and evaluated to determine the source. An MRI may be indicated. ...Read more

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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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What to do about hip flexor tightness and pain?

What to do about hip flexor tightness and pain?

Stretch/ICE: Recommend course of stretching, icing and anti-inflammories for 1-2 weeks. If not better, you may consider evaluation for other treatment options. Consider further imaging studies like x-ray or mri. ...Read more

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I was wondering are hip flexor stretches bad for hernia?

Not bad: You should base all your activity on pain and discomfort as it relates to the hernia. If it hurts, ease up. If you find yourself limiting your activity because of the hernia, see your doctor or a general surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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Pain near hip flexor, I had hysterectomy cysts, what is this a sign of?

See below: Try some outpatient therapy. There are many structures around the hip and thigh without a thorough history and physical it would be difficult to give you a diagnosis. Seeing an orthopedic surgeon would be helpful. Good luck thank you. ...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 is worse a fractured hip or a sprain hip flexor?

What is worse a fractured hip or a sprain hip flexor?

Surgery vs Rehab: A fracture of the hip will most likely require surgery while a strain of a muscle will require stretching and strength training. ...Read more

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Hip flexor muscle problem?

Hip flexor muscle problem?

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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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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