Hamstring Strain

Hamstring injuries are among the most common muscle strain injuries in all sports and exercise. A prior hamstring injury is the biggest risk factor. The goals of treatment are maximizing comfort and restoring function. Early recognition and optimal management are key to having the best possible outcome following a hamstring injury.

Functional Anatomy

Muscles connect different parts of the body, typically bones on either side of a joint, and when they contract (get shorter), they displace or move a joint. In moving joints, muscle groups have other muscle groups that ...

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