Hamstring Injury Treatment AND Hamstring Stretching Exercise!
Why are hamstring injuries so common, and what can you do to prevent them?
Effective hamstring injury treatment & hamstring stretching exercises are vital to the overall health and condition of the hamstring muscles. The hamstring muscles are very susceptible to tears, strains and other common sporting injuries.
Those athletes particularly vulnerable are competitors involved in sports which require a high degree of speed, power and agility. Sports such as Track & Field (especially the sprinting events) and other sports such as soccer, basketball, tennis and football seem to have more than their fair share of hamstring injuries.
Lets start by having a quick look at the particular muscles which make up the hamstrings and where exactly they're located. We'll then move onto some common causes of hamstring injuries and finally look at some preventative measures and treatments.