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Tenderness to palpation predicts return to sport following acute hamstring strain

A recent study sought to determine whether you could predict return to sport following acute hamstring strain based on tenderness to palpation. Pretty interesting, right?…

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Case Study: Myositis Ossificans – Deadlegs aren’t just for the playground

Whether you call them a “dead leg” or a “Charlie horse” or a “cork thigh” chances are we have all had one. Mostly from the…

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5 ways to bulletproof the hamstrings

Hamstring strains are one of the most common injuries in sport. Previous hamstring strain is a risk factor for future hamstring injury, so prevention is…

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Proximal Rectus Femoris Rehab Ideas

I recently published this video to discuss some rehabilitation ideas for proximal rectus femoris injuries and the response has been fantastic. However, a common question that…

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Managing Hamstring Injury in Track & Field

15 years in track and field has resulted in an unhealthy obsession with Hamstring Injuries (HSI), and unfortunately I have had plenty of experience in…

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Functional hamstring rehabilitation

A little while ago I posted the video below on the Running Physio Facebook page and a couple of interesting things happened…first of all it…

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