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hamstring

1. Anatomy any of the tendons at the back of the knee
2. the large tendon at the back of the hock in the hind leg of a horse, etc.
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Since the origin of the hamstrings lies deep under the large gluteus maximus (buttocks) muscle it is sometimes difficult to effectively rupture the adhesions formed and hamstrings tears in this area require a lengthy recovery time.
Tolley, from Monroe of North Hills, pulled his hamstring in a dual meet the previous Tuesday.
Once the acute pain has subsided, begin gentle stretching every day of the hamstrings, quadriceps, calf muscles, and the hip flexors.
Derby v Watford Jason Shackell is still nursing a hamstring injury but should feature.
Runners should make sure to stretch the posterior muscles and tendons in particular: the hamstrings, along with calves, Achilles, quadriceps, and back muscles.
Nigel Reo-Coker is pushing for a first start since November after his hamstring problem.
The results showed that hamstring tightness was present in all age groups studied and that it tended to increase with age.
After breaking down again in training on Tuesday with a recurrence of the hamstring injury that has blighted his Blues career for more than a year, the once-capped England international has been forced to go under the knife to repair damaged nerves in his back that affect his hamstrings.
Craig was again in the office several months later after another hamstring strain during a long run.
Cardiff City winger Parry, who won his first cap against Scotland, is recovering from a hamstring injury which has kept him out of the last two Nationwide League matches.
Derby assistant manager Billy McEwan said: "Dean has a hamstring injury and now it's a case of waiting to see how it settles down in the next 24 hours.
Because hamstring injuries -- typically the result of a pull, strain or tear to the muscle -- rank amongst the most common injuries affecting football cheerleaders, we were eager to identify the uncharted benefits that an evidence-based exercise intervention could offer those who suffer from these often difficult-to-treat conditions.