Hamstring injuries – particularly when there has been a muscle tear – can be tricky to recover from. There are a number of reasons why and we go through some of them in the video below. The most common reasons
Poor Alignment: As mentioned above it is common to see poor pelvic and hip control in people who are struggling with recurrent hamstrings because of altered muscle activation strategies. Alignment issues in other areas can also significantly impact the way your body works. If your foot, for example, is tight and stiff you will often collapse through the arch. This can happen for a variety of reasons but when it happens, it makes it much harder for your glutes to turn on and help
Altered Neural Drive: Issues like disc bulges can lead to
Inadequate Rehabilitation: It is really common that people don’t see their rehabilitation all the way through. There can be many reasons why that happens but if you don’t restore flexibility, strength
The most important part of recovering from a hamstring injury is that you see a quality physiotherapist like those at Sydney Advanced Physio and follow their advice.
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