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Doctor insights on: How To Treat A Hamstring Strain

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How should you treat hamstring strain type 2?

How should you treat hamstring strain type 2?

Rest/ice/compress/PT: Initial rest in a relaxed position to rpevent further injury along with ice and compression (ace wrap) will hel control pain and swelling and allow for early healing. Once the acute pain is tolerable, gentle physical therapy is usually indicated to maximize your return of motion and strength. ...Read more

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How do I treat a strained or pulled hamstring, could i play hockey on saturday? Im a goaltender

How do I treat a strained or pulled hamstring, could i play hockey on saturday? Im a goaltender

Sadly to say the: Best thing for a strained hamstring is rest. I would recommend staying out of competition for a couple weeks until your pain and tightness is gone. For a few days. Continue to stretch gently. By playing on it, you may aggravate it further and be out even longer. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How can I recover from a hamstring strain?

How can I recover from a hamstring strain?

Rest/ice/compress/PT: Initial rest in a relaxed position to rpevent further injury along with ice and compression (ace wrap) will hel control pain and swelling and allow for early healing. Once the acute pain is tolerable, gentle physical therapy is usually indicated to maximize your return of motion and strength. ...Read more

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What's the inflamatory response to a hamstring strain?

What's the inflamatory response to a hamstring strain?

A sequence: A sequence of events occur with a muscle tear or strain. First, the muscle bleeds in the area of injury. This blood collection contains many blood based growth factors and healing cells that initiate the healing process. ...Read more

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Grade 1 or 2 hamstring strain, its an annoying pain i can't figure out if it's grade 1 or 2, it happened last monday im a hockey player, and game sat.

Grade 1 or 2 hamstring strain, its an annoying pain i can't figure out if it's grade 1 or 2, it happened last monday im a hockey player, and game sat.

C an orthopod.: Eval by an ortho can grade it, not u. Takes many years of training 2 become an orthopod, let him decided ; follow the plan of treatment. No cheating, b honest ; open about the pain so u get the proper care or u may end with a season long problem. ...Read more

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I have a grade 2 hamstring strain in my thigh. Do I need crutches?

I have a grade 2 hamstring strain in my thigh. Do I need crutches?

Not necessarily: Crutches with weight-bearing as tolerated can help decrease the chances of falling if your gait is limited because of pain and decreased range of motion. Crutches are not absolutely needed. A compression wrap, icing during the first few days after injury are helping along with eliminating any activities that can result in worsening of the injury. A course of physical therapy may be necessary. ...Read more