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Hips hurt after fall
Posted on: 11/06/2008
two weeks ago i fell in school into a position of a slip. since then my hips have been in pain do you think i strained my muscles?
Hi there, Most likely you did strain a muscle or tendon. You need to remain as active as you can be without aggravating the pain. You can try some Tylenol or some Ibuprofen for pain as long as those medicines are OK for you to take. Sometimes it takes a few weeks to a month for the pain to resolve. If the pain is getting worse or if the pain is interfering with your sports or doesn't improve by a month after injury, you need to see your doctor for evaluation.