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July 12th, 2019
Woman with hip pain

Because the human body works hard everyday, it is common to experience occasional pain and discomfort in joints and muscles. While some conditions develop over time, others happen suddenly, causing intense pain and limited mobility. Healthline explains the primary symptoms of a hip strain, which often occurs when an individual is running or walking.

Though pain from a hip strain generally comes on suddenly and is located at the front of the hip, pain increases when a person attempts to lift the thigh towards the chest. Pain also intensifies when a person stretches the hip flexor muscle. In some cases, the hip becomes sore to the touch, while bruising and swelling appears.

What Causes Hip Strain?

Given that a hip strain is directly linked to certain activities and movements, some individuals are more susceptible to this type of injury. Even so, it often occurs as a result of overuse of the hip flexor muscle and tendons. Cyclists, dancers and martial artists are at risk for a hip strain, as well as soccer players and football players (especially kickers). Others that perform repeated movements such as jumping or high knee kicks are also more at risk for a hip strain.

Hip Strain Treatment

When it comes to sprains and strains, traditional treatment centers on rest, cryotherapy, over the counter pain medication and modified exercises or physical therapy.  However, conventional means of treatment take require time. For professional athletes or individuals that rely on physical performance as part of their job, a hip strain can set them back.

Fortunately, there are alternatives to help reduce pain and optimize recovery by harnessing the body’s own healing mechanisms. Dr. Reza Dehdari, industry-leading radiologist and specialist in musculoskeletal interventionist, is proud to offer Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) treatments that initiate natural healing and repair. The minimally-invasive therapy involves drawing a small amount of a patient’s blood, extracting the rich plasma, and re-injecting it into the hip joint.

Call Advanced Healing Institute Today

If you are suffering from hip pain that you believe is due to a sprain or strain, contact Advanced Healing Institute to schedule an appointment with Dr. Dehdari today!

Posted on behalf of Advanced Healing Institute

22972 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA, 92630

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Rich G.

Dr. Reza is a genius. My knee has been bothering me for YEARS since I tore my meniscus playing football. Achy, bothersome, with occasionally a limp. I went in to to get PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and it was everything I thought it would be and then some. The whole procedure took less than an hour, very little to no pain and in less than 24 hours my knee felt brand new. If you are looking for a quality Doctor who offers PRP -- go here! The rates are very on point. He is literally THOUSANDS of dollars less than some other clinics and believe me he does such an amazing job, he could charge 10x's and it would still be worth it. Don't sit there suffering, get up and get help. I am actually thinking of getting my other knee done and its not really necessary. Lol.. 10 STARS...

E Y.

Dr Reza is FANTASTIC. Staff is friendly and very accommodating. I was in such pain. He diagnosed the issue (Bursitis) and clearly understood everything about it from A-Z. So efficient and understanding, not to mention making the procedure painless. I barely slept a hour the night before, saw Dr. Reza at 5pm and was feeling a million times better by 7pm. It's been 36 hours and I went from practically a frozen shoulder in pulsating pain to gaining back 70% of my movement range and most importantly "NO PAIN". just stiffness which is the normal symptoms as kindly explained to me by Dr. Reza. Everything is as promised, I am fully confident that I will be back to 100% range of motion within 3 days. I'm still gonna take it easy and slowly stretch my shoulder back to full strength. Without his service, I would probably be feeling like I was hit by a truck laying in bed miserable. Thank you very much Dr. Reza for helping my aging old bones. Cheers!

Geri C.

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Marina S.

Had the PRP procedure and I have to say no pain at all, going on 6 weeks, if you decide to have the PRP listen to Dr. Dehdari's instructions thoroughly and do the physical therapy, it works and I am so pleased and it's getting better and better as days go on, Dr. Reza Dehdari is the best and very emphatic in explaining all your questions soothing away your doubts, and he checks up on you to make sure all is well, after the PRP procedure. Very trustworthy PRP procedure and his assistant Sandy is also the sweetest caring person you will ever meet. I'm a satisfied customer and patient.

Micheal W.

Dr. Reza Dehdari you are an amazing person. Thank you for going the extra mile on my shoulder after three Doctors told me I needed surgery. You took your time and explained everything about what to expect and to be patient while I heal. And that’s exactly what I did was heal, I can’t thank you enough for what you did for me.

Helena L.

Within the last 6 months I've suffered two minor injuries on the same knee which have restricted my mobility and caused me a lot of pain. I've seen an orthopedic dr.,, a pain management dr., and a sports medicine dr., all of which simply told me either surgery or learn to live with the pain! I've heard about PRP as an alternative with a high percentage of success. Thus, I made an appointment to see Dr. Dehdari, and was pleasantly surprised by his high level of knowledge, professionalism and thoroughness. Dr. Dehdari reviewed my MRI (previously ordered by the Orthopedist) explained the extent of my injuries, took X-Rays and an ultrasound to carefully determined if I was a good candidate for PRP. I can only say that I wish more doctors will give you the time, attention and care that Dr. Dehdari provides. Thank you Dr Dehdari, thank you for such high work ethics and patient care. Many thanks to his staff as they are as attentive and caring as Dr. Dehdari. It has been only 24 hrs since I received my PRP treatment and my pain levels have drastically gone down! I highly recommend Dr. Dehdari.

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