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Hip Flexor Tendonitis: A Closer Look

Hip flexor tendonitis or Iliopsoas (psoas) tendonitis is inflammation in the tendon at the front of the hip. This tendon may be come inflamed with running, walking, cycling, or other activities that involve repetitive flexion of the hip. It can also develop following some surgeries of the hip. Treatment for tendonitis include medications, physical therapy and rest. Your physician may also consider a possible injection utilizing Ultrasound guidance. Occasionally injections and less commonly, surgery can also be indicated for this problem.

 

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Source and for additional information: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)