Hamstring Strain

Hamstring Strain

What is a Hamstring Strain? A hamstring strain may occur when one or more of the three posterior thigh muscles gets stretched too far or may even begin to tear. Mild hamstring strains may not hurt too much. But severe ones can be agonizing, making it impossible to walk or even stand. Symptoms Sensation of a cramp or tightness in the thigh when the muscles are stretched or contracted Sudden and severe pain during exercise, along with