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Torn Hip Flexor Surgery
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
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?
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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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 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
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
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
6 - 8 weeks: If you don't have a labral tear the tears should be 90% better by 8 weeks. ...Read more
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