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What is the best treatment for a hamstring strain?
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Dr. James Chen
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Rest and stretching
For a grade 1 or 2 strains recovery involves rest, stretching, and controlled strengthening.
Icing and stretching afterwards can be done a few times a day. When pain free full range of motion is attained through stretching, you may progress to controlled strengthening that would include stationary bicycle and eccentric exercises.

In brief: Rest and stretching
For a grade 1 or 2 strains recovery involves rest, stretching, and controlled strengthening.
Icing and stretching afterwards can be done a few times a day. When pain free full range of motion is attained through stretching, you may progress to controlled strengthening that would include stationary bicycle and eccentric exercises.
Dr. James Chen
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Dr. Naresh Rao
Sports Medicine
In brief: Physical therapy
Physical therapy involving temporary activity modification, pain control, flexibility, strengthening, and sport specific exercises is the best treatment.

In brief: Physical therapy
Physical therapy involving temporary activity modification, pain control, flexibility, strengthening, and sport specific exercises is the best treatment.
Dr. Naresh Rao
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