Sports injuries are injuries that typically occur while participating in organized sports, competitions, training sessions, or organized fitness activities. These injuries may occur in teens for a variety of reasons, including improper training, lack of appropriate footwear or safety equipment, and rapid growth during puberty. Often overuse injuries seem less important than acute injuries. You may be tempted to ignore that aching in your wrist or that soreness in your knees, but always remember that just because an injury isn’t dramatic doesn’t mean it’s unimportant or will go away on its own. If left untreated, a chronic injury will probably get worse over time. Learn more about pulled muscles and the ways to treating muscle pull.
The hip flexors are a group of muscles in the hip joint that move the hip and by extension the leg forward while running or walking. The hip flexors also work with the abdominal muscles and work when the stomach is moved toward the legs, as in sit-ups. Hip flexor stretches can help improve general back health. Learn how to stretch the hip flexors from a chiropractor in this free back health video. Learn also what are the hip flexor strain treatment.
This video shows the hip flexor – rectus femoris stretching. The Rectus femoris muscle is one of the four quadriceps muscles that sits in the middle of the front of the thigh. It is responsible for knee extension and hip flexion. It is considers one of the muscles that make up the hip flexors; a group of muscles that bring the legs and trunk together in a flexion movement. Hip stretching is important because it increases your flexibility. Without some good hip flexor stretches, you will not be able to minimize the risk of injury. Find out how to avoid hip flexor injury and what are the hip flexor strain treatment.
This video discusses the common injury of the hip. The most common of over use injuries is also called stain. Strain can occur in any of the hip muscles and range from mile over stress to a torn muscle. Hip is an intricate joint able to hold the weight of the body and support the full range of motion. That is why our hip are prone to injury. One of the injuries involved are hamstring strain , hip flexor strain, and hip bursitis. Learn more how to treat hip flexor injury.
Learn a simple stretch for your hip flexor muscle to prevent injury to this area. The hip flexor muscle is used to raise your leg and is used in jumping, running, and other explosive athletic movements. Visit hip flexor injury on the pulled muscle site to learn more about treatment and prevention.