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How can I treat a pulled hamstring?

How can I treat a pulled hamstring?

Rest: crutches,rest, ice. when improves can start PT with stretching and strengthening. can resume sports when completely asymptomatic. should take about 6 weeks until full activity ...Read more

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How is a pulled hamstring treated?

How is a pulled hamstring treated?

Physical Therapy: Physical therapy is the mainstay of treating a pulled or strained hamstring. Expect about 3-4wks for it to heal. ...Read more

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What to do if i pulled my hamstring on monday how do I treat it do I need to see a doctor what should I do?

What to do if i pulled my hamstring on monday how do I treat it do I need to see a doctor what should I do?

Give 1 wk- then MD: If your symptoms are not improving within a week of injury, seek evaluation from your MD. ...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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What do you do when u pull hamstring?

What do you do when u pull hamstring?

Ice.: Ice the area for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. See a sports medicine physician , who can make the diagnosis, and probably send you to physical therapy. ...Read more

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How do I treat "high hamstring tentinopathy"?

How do I treat "high hamstring tentinopathy"?

Tendinopathy: For almost all tendon problems, the recipe is rest, ice (within 72 hours of injury), heating pad (after 48-72 hours), stretching and/or physical therapy, and Ibuprofen (400-800 mg, 2-3 tabs otc tablets, 3 times a day. ...Read more

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What can I do for a recently pulled a hamstring?

What can I do for a recently pulled a hamstring?

No easy treatment: Hamstring injuries are difficult. I recommend staying off it for the first 1-2 days, lots of ice and then you want to start walking with shortened strides and partial or full weight depending on how bad it is. It takes time for the muscle to heal and therapy can often be helpful at this stage. Eccentric type exercises have been shown to be helpful for preventing hamstring injuries. ...Read more

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I pulled a hamstring and it hasn't healed in 3 months.?

I pulled a hamstring and it hasn't healed in 3 months.?

Possible tear: Ham strings can strain and/or tear. Prolonged healing heightens the concern for a tear. See your doctor to re-evaluate your injury. ...Read more

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