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How long does it typically take to recover from a hip flexor strain?
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Dr. Cassandra Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Cassandra Lee
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Dr. Robert Meislin
Sports Medicine
In brief: Flexor strain
A flexor strain may take up to 6 weeks to heal.
This can sometimes be associated with labral tearing and/or femoracetabular impingement (fai). Pt can speed up the healing.

In brief: Flexor strain
A flexor strain may take up to 6 weeks to heal.
This can sometimes be associated with labral tearing and/or femoracetabular impingement (fai). Pt can speed up the healing.
Dr. Robert Meislin
Dr. Robert Meislin
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