Hip Flexor Tendinitis

Hip flexor tendinitis is an inflammation of the muscles and tendons that function to flex the hip, typically involving the iliopsoas musculotendinous unit. It is interrelated with iliopsoas bursitis—an inflammation of the bursa overlying the iliopsoas. Some authors have advocated the term iliopsoas syndrome to better describe this clinical entity as the presentation and management of both entities are the same.

Hip flexor tendinitis is an uncommon cause of hip pain, and it characteristically localizes to the anterior or medial hip. It can arise as a result of systemic arthridities such ...

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