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Using sports tape how do I table my hamstring after pulling it?

Using sports tape how do I table my hamstring after pulling it?

Let try to help: The hamstring refers to any one of the three posterior thigh muscles, or to the tendons that make up the borders of the space behind the knee. In modern anatomical contexts, however, they usually refer to the posterior thigh muscles, or the tendons of the semitendinosus, the semimembranosus and the biceps femoris. In quadrupeds, it refers to the single large tendon found behind the knee ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long to wait to go back to sports after hamstring injury?

Can you tell me how long to wait to go back to sports after hamstring injury?

6-8 weeks minimum: After 2-3 weeks most symptoms will subside, but attempted quick stops or starts will bring the pain back out. Every time you feel the pain, the recovery clock starts over. Therefore, even in the absence of pain, you must wait a full 6-8 weeks before returning to explosive sporting events. At 3 weeks, gentle stretching can be started, and light exercise. ...Read more

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What is usually the healing time for a pulled hamstring! it seems like many sports players get this injury? Thanks andy

What is usually the healing time for a pulled hamstring! it seems like many sports players get this injury? Thanks andy

6 wks: Hamstring injuries are common in athletes because they are long tendons that cross both the hip and knee joint..Usually'tear' at musculotendinous junction.(at upper thigh towards buttocks).Take a good 6 wks. To heal and if u try to come back too soon they are prone to reinjury!good luck! ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to play sports on a hamstring sprain?

Is it a bad idea to play sports on a hamstring sprain?

Not going to help...: My rule of thumb is that if it hurts while you're performing the activity, you shouldn't be doing it. Strain a hamstring and most running activities, especially those with short bursts, will be impossible. It will also aggravate the injury. ...Read more

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Can i fix my hamstring injury without physical therapy ? So i can return to my favourite sport again ?

Maybe: With some research you could figure it out on your own, but it's helpful to have someone knowledgeable set you on the right course of rehab. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc3362981/. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from over extending a knee and pulling the hamstring?

How long does it take to recover from over extending a knee and pulling the hamstring?

Typically 4-6 wks: Really depends on severity of injury (number of tendons involved, location of injury, etc). Low grade injury may recover in matter of weeks, more severe injury could take several months. More severe injury would be associated with significant bruising extending down thigh. ...Read more

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How long after pulling my hamstring should I wait to start running again?

How long after pulling my hamstring should I wait to start running again?

Lack of pain: If you can walk a long distance with no pain on a flat surface as well as an irregular surface( which requires you to use different muscles to balance), i think it safe to try a short, slow run on a regular flat surface. To be sure, check with the doctor who diagnosed your problem. Most doctors can give you a time frame for your return to activity. ...Read more

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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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After pulling a hamstring and getting it fully healed, do you get faster than before?

No: Injuring the hamstring has not been shown to lead to improvement in speed. In fact, the contrary would be more likely, a loss in speed. ...Read more