Physical Therapy in Plaistow for Hamstring
Welcome to Pinnacle Physical Therapy's patient resource about Hamstring Injuries.
The big group of muscles and tendons in the back of the thigh are commonly called the hamstrings. Injuries in this powerful muscle group are common, especially in athletes. Hamstring injuries happen to all types of athletes, from Olympic sprinters to slow-pitch softball players. Though these injuries can be very painful, they will usually heal on their own. But for an injured hamstring to return to full function, it needs special attention and a specially designed rehabilitation program.
This guide will help you understand:
- how the hamstrings work
- why hamstring injuries cause problems
- how doctors treat the condition