Iliopsoas tendonitis, sometimes called iliopsoas syndrome, is the iliopsoas inflammation, often affecting the anterior hip joint. Iliopsoas inflammation is usually due to muscle overuse, tearing or rupture.
Hip overuse tends to cause iliopsoas tendonitis. Other causes may include: abrupt muscle contraction, strength training, kicking, running or jumping, repetitive bending or squatting, hip injury.
The common symptoms include: hip discomfort, hip stiffness, sudden sharp pain, groin pain. The following methods can be used to reduce pain: resting, ice packs, leg elevation. Physiotherapy or relaxing massage can also help to speed up the healing process.