What are symptoms of a hip flexor strain?
Pain in the front of the hip or deep in the abdomen are the most
common symptoms. The pain worsens when sitting, going upstairs or
lifting a leg up in the air while standing.
What causes a hip flexor strain?
Sitting for long periods of time causes strain on the hip flexor muscles
due to the frequent shortened length. Overuse of this muscle
through exercise or other activities is also a common cause.
How do you treat a hip flexor strain?
Active Release Techniques is great at returning the hip flexor
muscles to its normal length and addressing any damaged (strained)
portion of the muscle will relieve the pain.