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Iliopsoas Tendinitis Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Joseph P Garry, MD, FACSM, FAAFP; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
Updated: Jul 22, 2016
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Joseph P Garry, MD, FACSM, FAAFP Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School

Joseph P Garry, MD, FACSM, FAAFP is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Minnesota Medical Association, American College of Sports Medicine

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Kathleen M Walsh, EdD, ATC, LAT Director of Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education and Promotion, East Carolina University

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Sherwin SW Ho, MD Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences, The Pritzker School of Medicine

Sherwin SW Ho, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Herodicus Society, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Disclosure: Received consulting fee from Biomet, Inc. for speaking and teaching; Received grant/research funds from Smith and Nephew for fellowship funding; Received grant/research funds from DJ Ortho for course funding; Received grant/research funds from Athletico Physical Therapy for course, research funding; Received royalty from Biomet, Inc. for consulting.

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Leslie Milne, MD Assistant Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard University School of Medicine

Leslie Milne, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American College of Sports Medicine

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Iliopsoas stretch.
Iliopsoas stretch in external rotation.
Rectus femoris stretch.
Hamstring curl with cuff weight for strengthening.
Iliopsoas strengthening with cuff weight.
Hip flexion (straight-leg raising) strengthening with cuff weight.
External rotation strengthening with cuff weight.
External rotation strengthening with elastic band resistive device.
Sit-ups with hips and knees in 90° of flexion.
Standing hip extension strengthening with elastic band resistive device.
Four-way hip marching (standing hip flexion).
Prone hamstring curls.
Seated hamstring curls.
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