What is hamstring tenotomy?

Answer Sometimes, a muscle forms improperly or shortens from remaining stationary in a contracted position for too long. If other treatments fail to solve the problem, the tenotomy is the weapon of choic... Read More »

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What does your hamstring do?

The hamstring is one of the most important muscles in the body. It's function is necessary for functioning on a daily basis. The hamstring is both a mover and stabilizer.IdentificationThe hamstring... Read More »

What is a hamstring?

A hamstring is the long muscle that runs from the bottom of your rear end down to your knee. The hamstring is the muscle in back of what we commonly call the "thigh."FunctionThe hamstring is used i... Read More »

Where did the name hamstring come from?

The word hamstring is comprised of "ham", which originally meant the muscle and fatty portion behind the knee, and "string", which indicates the string-like tendons that are located on either side ... Read More »

What will help a torn hamstring?

Try the RICE method. The R stands for rest, make sure you rest your leg and get plenty of fluids, try not to walk around on it to much, if you must use a crutch. The I stands for Ice. Make sure y... Read More »