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Hip injuries

What to do if you have a hip injury from running

Running causes pain in my hips – why? This could be GTPS – but this is mainly experienced by women between 40 and 50. The pain is felt outside the hip, and it hurts if you lie on it or do any repetitive movement. Treatment is a period of rest from running! This needs to […]

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Hip Flexor Strain treatment – 3 things to try today

What is hip flexor strain? Hip Flexor Strain is a muscle strain felt in the front part of the hip. It is often associated with speed training or compensating for another injury, especially Achilles tendonitis or plantar fasciitis. In this post we will look at hip flexor strain treatments and getting you back on track […]

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Hip injuries Recovery

Hip Stress Fracture – The Injured Runner

Bursitis is a pain that develops on the outside of the hip. A bursa is a thin fluid filled sack that helps reduce friction between your gluteal muscles and the femur bone, somewhat like a Teflon pad. Excessive or abnormal strain to the area can cause the bursa to swell and become painful. You may […]

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Snapping Hip – The Injured Runner

Snapping Hip as the name implies is a condition where a snapping sensation is felt in the front or side of the thigh. This condition can range from annoying to debilitating. The most common location is the front of the hip, deep to the hip flexor muscle. The cause of the popping may be the […]