Brookfield, WI
A 35-year-old male asked:

Left leg hamstring feels soft compared to right leg all throughout motion even when trying to flex or stretch. limited range of motion with flexion causing pain in hamstring and quadriceps. odd feeling when sitting. tendinopathy vs tendon rupture?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Lynds
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Difficult to discern with the information provided. I can say that a tendinopathy is often from mechanical overuse while a tendon rupture from an acute event. Also, tendinopathy, while possible in any tendon, does not commonly occur in the hamstring tendon. I advise seeing your primary care provider or a physical therapist for a careful evaluation.
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