Small but mighty, the hip flexors are vital for all athletes — contact and non-contact sports alike. And, because we’re a society of sitting (desk job, community by car, sitting on the couch watching TV) our hip flexors tend to be tighter which can lead to low-back pain, hip pain, and injury. If left untreated, it could lead to a hip replacement. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, hip replacements are on the rise in the United States.
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