Chronic injuries are incredibly common for runners. These injuries occur over time due to a complex web of factors. Here are 3 things you need to know about running injuries. 1. Common Injuries There are a multitude of injuries you can experience as a runner, but just a handful comprise the vast majority of all… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Hamstring Injury
When it comes to sports injuries, hamstring injuries in soccer players are very common. As a board certified sports medicine doctor, Stacie Grossfeld M.D. has treated many soccer players suffering from hamstring injuries. According to the American Journal of Sports Medicine, hamstring injuries are the most common type of sports injury. Hamstring strains are often caused… Read more »
The most common graft used for ACL reconstructions is a hamstring tendon graft. Once you’ve torn your ACL, you cannot sew the end of the ACL back together. A ligament needs to be reconstructed. Most ligament reconstructions use the semitendinosus and gracilis tendons. These make up part of your hamstrings: the central part of your patellar tendon also known… Read more »
Sudden sharp pain, popping, tearing and tenderness — these are the general symptoms associated with hamstring strains. This injury can be sidelining and chronic if you do not take the appropriate precautions or steps towards rehabilitation. While most hamstring strains occur on the field or court during a soccer, football, or basketball game, they are… Read more »
The Facts about Hamstring Injuries – Causes and Prevention Hamstring injuries are a very common type of sports injury. If you are suffering from a hamstring injury, it can be very frustrating, since hamstring injuries may take a considerable amount of time to fully heal. Hamstring injuries also tend to be quite painful. Many people suffering… Read more »
Football Sports Injuries like Hamstring Injury May Not Be Predictable Using Strength Testing Football players in the National Football League often suffer from some type of sports injury including hamstring injury. Strength testing administered to incoming NFL players did not help predict which players would suffer from a hamstring injury. The NFL Scouting Combine is viewed… Read more »
Hamstring Injury Rates and Male and Female Soccer Players Many soccer players experience a hamstring injury or strain and this common sports injury frequently reoccurs. Looking at hamstring injury rates, researchers led by Dr. Kevin M. Cross and colleagues (2013) compared male and female college student soccer players.