What is Hamstring?

Hamstring is a group of tendons contracted by three posterior thigh muscles (semitendinosus, semimembranosus and biceps femoris) that make up the borders of the space behind the knee, or their corresponding tendons.

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I injured my left hamstring and have some bruising and I'd like to know what extent the injury (Grade I, Grade II or Grade III). I have some...

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Brief Answer:
MRI scan is needed for accurate grading of the injury.

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Hi Sir.

I understand your query and concern.

Grading of the...

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I recently had swelling on the back of my knee after increasing my running work out. It is located near the insertion point of the hamstring on the...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Apply crepe bandage compression.

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Thanks for your query.

Swelling seems to be due to irritation of hamstring at...

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What would good exercises and stretches be do deal with chondromalacia patella? I have had knee pain for about 7 years, through my own research and...

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Quadriceps strengthening, Hamstring stretching

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Thanks for the query

It is best to perform Quadriceps...

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