Thigh swelling

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. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Sports massage Kinesiology taping Go straight to: Hamstring assessment tool Hamstring exercises Running drills …

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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 can range from mild discomfort to a full-blown tear of most of the muscle. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment & rehabilitation Go direct to: Thigh strain exercises How bad is …

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Hamstring Muscle Contusion

A hamstring muscle contusion involves a direct blow to the back of the thigh causing the muscle to be crushed against the bone. Pain and bruising at the point of impact are some of the main symptoms, but the condition of the leg should be monitored over several days to make a more accurate and …

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Femur Fracture

A femur fracture is a broken thigh bone. Fractures of the Femur can be either a stress fracture which comes on over time through repetitive strain or a traumatic fracture resulting from a single impact or accident. Symptoms of a Femur Fracture See stress fracture of the femur for more detailed information on a gradual …

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