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Iliopsoas muscle tear
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An_251043 posted:
I have a detached iliopsoas muscle at the lesser triochanter. (Doc's term) In other words, a torn muscle at the hip flexor!
Any suggestions?
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Mary Ann Wilmarth, PT, DPT, OCS responded:
Hello,

It sounds like you have been to your doctor for this already. I would recommend that you see a physical therapist. You can find someone in your area by looking at Find a PT at:
www.moveforwardpt.com

I am not sure of your age or the mechanism of injury. These are things that should be taken into account while planning your rehabilitation. This generally includes rest and then a program of flexibility and strengthening for the hips, core and legs. It is important to proceed at an appropriate pace though and therefore a physical therapist can advise you individually.

Good luck.

Dr. Wilmarth
Dr. Mary Ann Wilmarth


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