Sudden onset thigh pain

Rectus femoris tendon strain

Rectus Femoris Tendon Strain

A Rectus femoris tendon strain is a tear of the tendon of the powerful quadriceps muscles at the front of the thigh. It often occurs at its origin at the front of the hip. An avulsion strain occurs when the tendon tears, pulling a small piece of bone away with it. Rectus femoris tendon strain …

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Thigh strain

Thigh Strain

A thigh strain or quadriceps strain is a tear in one of the quadriceps muscles at the front of the thigh. It is common in sprinting and jumping related sports. Our thigh strain treatment and rehabilitation program includes sports massage, stretching, strengthening and sports specific exercises. Thigh strain symptoms Typically you will feel a sudden …

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Thigh contusion

Thigh Contusion (Quadriceps Contusion)

A thigh contusion is also known as a dead leg or charley horse and is caused by direct trauma to the muscle. Here we explain the treatment of mild, moderate and severe contusions. Symptoms of a thigh contusion Symptoms include: Pain at the time of injury. Restricted movement and inability to run properly. If your …

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Hamstring strain

Hamstring Strain (Pulled Hamstring)

A hamstring strain or ‘pulled hamstring’ is a tear to one of the hamstring muscles. Sudden sharp pain is felt at the back of the thigh which can range from mild to severe. Our step by step rehabilitation program takes you from injury to full fitness. Hamstring strain symptoms Symptoms of a hamstring strain usually …

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Hamstring strain

Cramp in the Hamstring Muscles

Cramp is a painful contraction of the muscle that happens involuntarily. Leg cramps affect most people training hard at some point in time, with the hamstring muscles commonly affected. Although leg cramp goes away naturally, it can damage the muscle and make it sore and tender. Symptoms of a hamstring cramp If you suffer a …

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Femur fracture

Femur Fracture (Acute)

A Femur fracture is a rare, but very serious injury caused by sudden, severe trauma. If you suspect a fracture seek emergency medical attention immediately. Here we explain treatment and recovery from a broken thigh bone. Signs & symptoms The patient will feel severe pain in the thigh. There may be deformity in the thigh …

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