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Hurt hamstring. Help?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Rest

In general treat early with rest, ice, compression and elevation.
Keep the knee relatively flexed. Once you are out of the acute phase of the injury begin gentle progressive stretches. Once you can stretch pain free...Usually a few weeks, then begin gentle progressive strengthening. If you reinjur the muscle at any point, back up and start again.

In brief: Rest

In general treat early with rest, ice, compression and elevation.
Keep the knee relatively flexed. Once you are out of the acute phase of the injury begin gentle progressive stretches. Once you can stretch pain free...Usually a few weeks, then begin gentle progressive strengthening. If you reinjur the muscle at any point, back up and start again.
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
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