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Hamstring strains or tears are common in runners, especially sprinters. Learn about the most common causes, how long recovery takes, and what treatments work best.
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The ball curl exercise for rehab of hamstring strains.
Dec 19, 2023
5 min
Hamstring strain rehab: Exercises to restore your strength and control
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Exercises
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Kim Van Deventer
Kim Van Deventer
You must be careful when stretching a pulled hamstring.
Dec 19, 2023
6 min
How to stretch a pulled hamstring safely (and what else can help)
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Stretching
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
How to handle painful injury flare-ups
Oct 19, 2023
5 min
How to handle painful injury flare-ups
  • Pain Management
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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How long a pulled muscle takes to heal depends on the severity and what tissue is injured.
Dec 13, 2023
3 min
How long does a pulled muscle take to heal?
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Calf Strain
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Ibuprofen anti-inflammatory medication
Oct 5, 2023
5 min
Do anti-inflammatories (like ibuprofen) help healing?
  • Achilles Tendinopathy
  • Hamstring Strain
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
Icing as part of the PRICE method to treat acute injuries.
Dec 5, 2023
6 min
How to use the PRICE method to treat acute injuries
  • Therapy Approaches
  • Pain Management
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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Learn what a pulled hamstring feels like and what treatments work best.
Dec 19, 2023
9 min
Recognizing and treating hamstring strains: Symptoms, recovery, and more
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Leg Pain
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Maryke Louw
Maryke Louw
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