Pulled Hamstring Treatment in Waterford, MI
Pulled hamstrings often occur in athletes who perform activities which require large amounts of flexibility or place a lot of strain on the hamstring muscles and can be extremely painful.
The hamstrings are a group of four large muscles that run along the back of your thigh. They are responsible for bending the leg and are used during walking, running, jumping, and squatting.
When excess strain is placed on the hamstrings, it creates micro tears, and in some rare cases, the muscle can tear completely. Typically these micro tears occur when an athlete does not perform a proper warm-up before commencing with physical activity.
In individuals with tight hamstring muscles, a pulled hamstring results because the muscles are incapable of handling the pressure placed on them during strenuous activity.
When the muscles in the buttocks are weak, and the quadriceps at the front of the thigh is tight, it places extra strain on the hamstring muscles resulting in injury. After an initial injury to hamstrings occurs, you are more susceptible to pulling the muscles again in the future.
Pulled Hamstring Treatment
We offer a variety of pulled hamstring treatment options ranging from therapeutic to physical therapy techniques.
Chiropractic work aligns the body back to its normal function relieving strain placed on the hamstrings. This eases the pressure on surrounding nerves and muscles so they can focus on healing your body and regaining normal function.
Massage increases the hamstrings’ blood flow to promote healthy healing. While strengthening and stretching exercises will fix pre-existing musculoskeletal issues to prevent additional injury.
Chiropractic helps your nervous system for improved wellness and a better quality of life. Why not let us help you with pulled hamstring treatment by calling and making an appointment.