If you're a sports fan at any level, you are sure to be aware of a devastating hamstring strain and how limiting it can be. With some individuals, they never seem to fully recover or have a recurrence of the same injury just a few months later. While the hamstring being strained seems to be the common suspect, it is not always the source of the patient's symptoms.
This article takes a look at various injuries that present as hamstring strains and how to identify/treat them. An interesting finding in the article was the lack of support for hamstring stretching and strengthening for the acute hamstring strain. Better results (non-recurrence of injury) were found with core stabilization and agility training.
Dr. Brian Schwabe's NEW Book in partner with PaleoHacks!
Learn residency-level content on our
Insider Access pages
We value quality PT education & CEU's. Click the MedBridge logo below for TSPT savings!