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A huge part of recovering from any musculoskeletal injury is understanding your problem, how it happened and what the recovery looks like.
Read on to learn more about your hamstring pain.
What should I do when I get hamstring pain?
Hamstring pain often improves by itself over several days or weeks.
But here are also some things you could do to support and speed up your recovery.
What should I avoid if I have hamstring pain?
There are certain things you should avoid when you have hamstring pain
Don't worry if you've already been doing some of the activities on the left. But it is probably best to stop now!
About your hamstring
The hamstrings are a group of muscles and tendons at the back of the thighs that attach the thigh muscle to the bone.
There are three hamstring muscles:
The hamstring muscles help you extend your leg straight and bend your knee.
Causes of hamstring pain
VIDA is not a diagnostic tool and you can't be sure what injury you have without seeing a qualified musculoskeletal health professional.
Except for hamstring injury, there are other causes for hamstring area pain as well.
Learn more about hamstring area pain below