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Doctor insights on: Streching Hamstrings

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Why are the strech marks on my upper leg tingling and hurt when i touch my leg?

Why are the strech marks on my upper leg tingling and hurt when i touch my leg?

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

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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.?

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.?

Cold foot: Anyime there is a concern for a cold foot, i recommend being seen asap bc it is worrisome for a problem in your circulation--even if the likely hood of it is very low. ...Read more

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How to work out my hamstrings?

How to work out my hamstrings?

Squats: Squats, leg curls, romanian dead lifts,and nordic hamstring ...Read more

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How to strengthen you hamstrings?

How to strengthen you hamstrings?

Resistive weights: Why do you think your hamstrings are weak? Be very careful not to cause a muscle imbalance with your quads! ...Read more

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What do I do if i keep pulling my hamstrings?

What do I do if i keep pulling my hamstrings?

Physical therapy.: You probably need physical therapy. The hamstring weakens with each re-injury, and generally responds to physical therapy. ...Read more

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What might I do to get very flexible hamstrings?

What might I do to get very flexible hamstrings?

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

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Can you tell me some exercises that targets the hamstrings?

Can you tell me some exercises that targets the hamstrings?

Hamstring curls: Hamstring curls are a great way to strengthen the hamstrings. All health clubs have these machines. ...Read more

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I stretch hamstrings everyday but aren't getting anymore flexible, help?

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

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Hurt hamstring. Help?

Ice.: Ice the area several times a day. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, and initiate physical therapy. Hopefully, that should do it. ...Read more

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Hamstring pain when i jog?

Hamstring pain when i jog?

Strain.: It could be a hamstring strain, but the other thing it could be is sciatica, an irritation of the sciatic nerve. See a non surgical sports medicine specialist, who can make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Relief for hamstring pain?

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

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What is the best hamstring stretch?

What is the best hamstring stretch?

Touch your toes.: The most basic hamstring stretch is to bend over and touch your toes. Hold stretches for ten seconds. ...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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Does skating work hamstrings and butt?

Does skating work hamstrings and butt?

It can: If you make a conscience effort to fire the gluts while you skate it will. Eventually you will train your body to do this on its own without having to think about it. The abductors and adductors get a great workout with skating as well. ...Read more

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How difficult is it to tear your hamstring?

How difficult is it to tear your hamstring?

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 more

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What are ways to keep my hamstring healthy?

What are ways to keep my hamstring healthy?

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 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