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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: You should start with rice as a home treatment. After 48-72 hours you may switch to heat (instead of ice). As your pain starts to subside you may add ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
For a new/recent : Injury start rice (rest, ice, compression with a wrap, & elevation) to rest the affected area. Nsaids, eg, Ibuprofen can help pain & swelling. Gentle ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical therapy.: Usually hamstring injuries are treated in physical therapy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Solomon
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be persistent: Hamstring injuries are notorious for taking a long time to heal or being prone to re-injury make sure you are persistent with stretching. A sports ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Progressive: Start with ice and anti-inflammatory meds and relative rest, then progress to gentle rom and strengthening, followed by progressive strengthening and ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hillsman
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orhto Doc ASAP!: Defiantley need to see a orothpedic doc. Must be seen by asap. Can be somethinbg more serious.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Graber
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be: Stretching too much can cause muscle strains, but any time the cause is a mystery, i consider it may be something else. A muscle strain will hurt whe ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
For a new/recent : Injury start rice (rest, ice, compression with a wrap, & elevation) to rest the affected area. Nsaids, eg, Ibuprofen can help pain & swelling. Gentle ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hirsch
55 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Water based: Upright water based exercise guided by your comfort...Or a therapist.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
<in48hours-injury rx: Use cold therapy (rest, ice, compress, elevate) technique initially then - use a compression bandage to minimize intra muscular bleeding. Early mobili ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
With PT: Get supervised physical therapy to get the quickest and maximum results. Heed your orthopod's advice.

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