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Elastic fibers torn: Like a ballon that is over extended and over-stretched , the skin can be over-stretched causing elastic fibers to tear and the overlying skin can be thinned and more sensitive. ...Read more
What could be the cause of a sore right leg and same side buttoxs cheek with a cold.Foot same side and feels like I can't strech it enuff to feel better.?
Very carefully: There are a multitude of hamstring stretches online. Pick a few that feel like they really help and do them daily. The key is to stretch slowly and for 15-30 seconds. Maintain good form and avoid ballistic stretching until you are relatively limber. Good luck. They are a lot of fun?.... ...Read more
Hamstring curls: Hamstring curls are a great way to strengthen the hamstrings. All health clubs have these machines. ...Read more
See your orthopod: As either the diagnosis maybe incorrect or you might not be doing the correct exercises. You probably would help yourself by getting supervised pt, so they can get to help you become pain free and fairly quickly. ...Read more
My girlfriend has short hamstrings, but she's flexible everywhere except there. Is this something she can fix and how should she do that?
Stretch: Stretching is obvious option. Not much else to add. ...Read more
Depends on grade: If gr. 1, treatment is ice, rest ; activity modification. Gr 2 means some muscle damage but no loss of continuity, same rx 4 a longer time 4-6 wks.Gr.3=significant tear of muscle ; recovery is long, now months not was . If there is an avulsion of the attachments with boney involvement @ the knee or pelvis which becomes a surgical problem. 1 ;2 also use nsaids. ...Read more
Hamstring Tear: At 34 it is not that difficult. Depending on your pre activity flexibility and conditioning your ability to except the loads may be compromised especially if you have a sedentary job. Hamstring injury occurs during and eccentric load on the muscle, i.e. Lengthening as it contracts to absorb load. If your muscle is not conditioned to accept the load a tear can happen during sprinting etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hamstring Strength: Hamstring injuries are notoriously nagging injuries for athletes involved in explosive sports that involve sudden sprinting such as soccer, rugby, track & field, etc. Eccentric strength training of the hamstring has been shown to prevent hamstring pulls in elite soccer players. My recommended exercise to prevent hamstring injury is the eccentric nordic exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer