Hip Flexor Injury Treatment

A sharp pain in the front of the hip (groin) is a tell-tale sign of a hip flexor injury. This pain, along with decreased or limited range of motion, and tenderness, swelling, or bruising near the groin, are also indicative of the issue. During running, biking or repetitive leg exercises, the hips may swing forward in overextension. This can cause that sharp pain in the front of the hip.

What does pain in the hip flexor feel like?

Symptoms of Hip Flexor Injury

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Pain in the groin (front of the hip)

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Clicking and popping felt in the hip, especially going from seated to standing

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Clicking and popping in the hip when going from walking to running

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Grinding or radiating pain down into the hip and front of thigh

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Dr. Beau stretching a patient's hip flexors

What sports and activities cause pain in the hip flexor?

Common Causes of Hip Flexor Injury

Sports and activities that require repetitive kicking, lunging, or bending can cause a hip flexor injury. Dedicated bikers and avid CrossFitters are often most at risk for hip issues.

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Road biking

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Spin classes

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Running or track

How we help

Alleviating Hip Flexor Pain

Manual Adjustments

By pressing the femur back into place, your chiropractor can help alleviate hip flexor pain and get you back to your sports and activities.

Massage Therapy

Soft tissue work targets and alleviates muscle tension in the hip region, reduces inflammation, and improves flexibility, offering effective relief and enhanced mobility for patients experiencing hip flexor discomfort.

Soundwave Therapy

Soundwave Therapy is a highly effective chiropractic technique for addressing hip flexor pain, as it utilizes gentle sound waves to promote tissue repair, reduce inflammation, and improve hip flexor function, offering a non-invasive and targeted approach to alleviate pain and discomfort in this area.

Proper Stretching

When muscles are overused, they go into spasm. With the right stretches, you can increase flexibility and reduce tightness in the hip.

How can adjustments and lifestyle changes help?

Benefits of Chiropractics

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Eliminate Pain

With appropriate manipulations and adjustments, chiropractic care can alleviate hip flexor pain and discomfort.

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Reduce Tension

Tense muscles will lead to spasms. Keeping your Psoas loose and properly stretched will enhance your mobility and performance.

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Enhance Performance

Getting the hip back into alignment can help make you faster, stronger, and improve your overall performance.