Hip sprain is a condition of sudden pain in the hip and abdomen during exercise.

Hip pain is a common condition when jogging.

MScNT Tran Thi Trinh, Department of Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology, Tam Anh General Hospital, Hanoi, said that to quickly relieve hip pain, as soon as the pain occurs, the patient should immediately stop all activities.

Gently press and rub: When experiencing a hip shock, the patient should not try to stand straight, but instead should maintain the body in the most comfortable position.

Adjusting breathing reduces pressure on the diaphragm, avoiding overworking muscle groups to receive oxygen, thereby relaxing muscles and reducing spasms and pain effectively.

Bend in the opposite direction of the painful hip, hold this position for about 30-60 seconds, repeat 2-3 times.

Reach your arms behind your neck in the direction of the painful side: This movement helps gently stretch and relax muscle groups in the hips, abdomen and back.

How to reduce hip pain when jogging

Reaching behind your neck is a simple but effective movement to reduce hip pain.

Dr. Trinh said that although it is a common condition, hip sprains can be easily prevented by:

Avoid eating too much or drinking too much water before exercising: The digestive system has to work harder when food and water are introduced into the body.

Warming up carefully helps increase blood circulation, helping the muscles gradually get used to the intensity of exercise, thereby preventing hip shock and injuries such as cramps, sprains, muscle strains… Before exercising, you should do

Adjust breathing rate: During exercise, the brain will regulate to shorten the breathing rate because the body needs more oxygen to provide energy for muscles to move well.

Maintain correct posture when jogging: Improper running posture can put a lot of pressure on the hips, causing pain in the muscles of the abdominal area.

Although hip pain is usually not dangerous, exercising properly and applying methods recommended by your doctor will help you feel more comfortable quickly.