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What is the best way to rehab a hamstring?

What is the best way to rehab a hamstring?

RICE: Rest ice compress elevate. Antiinflammatories can help as well. ...Read more

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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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What is the best way to rehab a hamstring injury?

What is the best way to rehab a hamstring injury?

Rest then exercise: First you need a period of rest to let it heal, followed by an exercise program to help strengthen the injured muscle. ...Read more

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What is an good rehabilitation program after muskel torn fiber at the hamstring?

What is an good rehabilitation program after muskel torn fiber at the hamstring?

Rest, gradual return: A torn muscle needs time to heal, and should be rested for at least 2 weeks. After that, be gentle - very slowly begin gentle stretches and low impact exercises. It is very easy to re-injure the muscle if you overdo it! a significant tear in the muscle will take 6-8 weeks before you can get back to a strenuous level of activity. ...Read more

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How do I rehab a pulled hamstring muscle ?

How do I rehab a pulled hamstring muscle ?

Gradually: Recommendations vary, and there is little comparison of outcomes of different methods. Common rehab recommendations include multi-directional movements, increasing trunk stability, agility training, hamstring resistance training, and careful stationary stretching. Progress should be gradual. A highly detailed plan can be found in the appendix here: http://aging.Wisc.Edu/pdfs/2426.Pdf. ...Read more

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I have a hamstring tendon avulsion. I've had physical therapy, but after six months it continues to hurt. What are my rehab options?

I have a hamstring tendon avulsion.  I've had physical therapy, but after six months it continues to hurt. What are my rehab options?

Depends: That would depend on the location of the avulsion . It might be repaired or observed depending on the location, duration and activity level of the patient. ...Read more

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What is the best method for recovery from groin and hamstring injuries?

What is the best method for recovery from groin and hamstring injuries?

Suggestions: Hs strains can be tricky to overcome. To keep your overall fitness during recovery then consider upper body core circuit training. Depending on your stage of recovery you also may be able to walk, swim, bike (low resistance). In relation to your lower body gradually return to activity... Control pain regain motion/ strength/ and endurance over time. If pain persists consult an orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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My 32 yo husband strained his hamstring (back of leg) after working out. What's the best way to speed up healing? He walks around ok.

My 32 yo husband strained his hamstring (back of leg) after working out.  What's the best way to speed up healing?  He walks around ok.

Avoid reinjury: Hamstring strains are seen commonly in orthopedic sports medicine. Unfortunately their treatment hasn't changed much in the last 20 years( unless u r an elite athlete w/ a severe proximal avulsion type injury). Healing generally takes a full 6 wks. Immediate ice; nsaids, and rest are mainstay of tx. Avoiding re-injury and prolonging the time for healing are paramount. ...Read more

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What is the best way to rehab from a rotator cuff injury?

What is the best way to rehab from a rotator cuff injury?

Strengthening: Allow several days of relative rest after an injury, then gradually and progressively strengthen the muscles that form the rotator cuff. These muscles are those that turn your forearm in and out when your elbow is held in a fixed location. Elastic bands are very useful for this type of rehab. ...Read more

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