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ruptured hamstring tendon

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal David
Dr. Tal David answered
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Hamstring surgery: Depending on where along the hamstring your surgery was: weakness, stiffness, sciatica, cramping, early fatigue during muscle contraction.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: it would be tender, bruised and you would probably feel a knot whew the tendon has balled up.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Tendinois: Definition of tendinosis is pathology of chronic degeneration without inflammation. This is happening to you at the origin of the hamstring. Treatme ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Eccentric training: The best evidence comes from norway which would suggest eccentric strengthening program where your hamstrings work while they are getting longer.....E ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Get treat. options: Achilles ruptures can be treated either operatively or non-operatively. The important points cannot be covered entirely here. See an orthopaedic fo ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
1/3 up the leg: Achilles tendon merges into your gastro-soleus muscles about 1/3 up the leg from the heel. MRI is the best diagnostic tool to see inflammatory change ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: The cast will immobilize the foot, ankle and tendon to allow the tendon to heal.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Laubaugh
49 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: Usually muscles shorten, or contract. It is rare for a muscle to heal lengthened after a tear or rupture. Repair is possible but has a lower chance ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: It starts with a physical examination. Then to evaluate further, you might have an ultrasound or an mri.
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