Physical Therapy in Carbondale and Du Quoin for Hamstring Are you an athlete who has suffered a hamstring injury? Synergy Therapeutic Group can provide hamstring assessments of the stage of your injury and specific rehabilitation programs for healing, prevention and preparation for returning to activity.Read more
Nothing is more frustrating for a professional athlete than an injury — especially one that doesn’t heal. Knowing when to have surgery right away and when to treat the problem conservatively (without surgery) can be a real challenge. That’s the case with tendon ruptures such as the hamstrings.In this study, orthopedic surgeons involved with 25 professional athletes who had a complete rupture of the distal semitendinosus muscle report the treatment results. The semitendinosus is one of three mai…Read more
Athletes of all kinds can develop pain along the back of the thigh from a hamstring injury. But in this report, seven athletes with posterior thigh pain from an unusual hamstring injury tear are featured.The hamstring muscle is divided into four parts: the semimembranosus, semitendinosis, biceps femoris, and gracilis. It is the isolated gracilis muscle injury that makes these seven athletes unusual. Posterior thigh strains affecting the biceps femoris are much more common. In fact, this is the f…Read more
Athletes involved in all sorts of activities can suffer a complete tear of the hamstring muscle. The hamstring is the large muscle along the back of the thigh. It goes from the pelvis down to the knee. In this report, falls, waterskiing, running or sprinting, soccer, football, hockey, in-line skating, dancing, tennis, and wrestling were reported as the events linked with hamstring injuries.There were 23 cases of proximal hamstring rupture in this study. Proximal refers to the place where the mus…Read more
Here’s something running backs, wide receivers, rugby players, and ballet dancers have in common: hamstring strains. In fact, acute hamstring strains may be the second most common injury among this group. Only knee injuries top hamstring-related injuries for taking a player or dancer out of commission.Given the high rate of hamstring injuries, there is a great deal of interest among sports Physical Therapists in helping these athletes rehabilitate and return to their sport or performance. In ord…Read more
Whether you have a partially or completely new or old tear of the proximal hamstring muscle, the results of this study will be of interest. The injury may have come from a sporting activity or blunt trauma. Either way you will be wondering: should I have surgery to reattach or repair the problem? How soon should I have the surgery? Does it matter? Will the results be the same compared with letting it heal on its own?Twenty-six men and 26 women with proximal hamstring avulsion (tears) were includ…Read moreInjuries & ConditionsAnkleArthritisUpper Back and NeckMid BackLower BackCumulative TraumaElbowFibromyalgiaFootHamstringRisks For and Best Managem…ResearchFAQsHandHeadHipKneeMuscle InjuryOsteoporosisPediatricShoulderTendonitisWristSports ActivitiesLifestyle ActivitiesWork ActivitiesInjury CareWomen’s Health IssuesNewslettersMAKE AN APPOINTMENT Yes, I would like to receive newsletters from Synergy Therapeutic Group.