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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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Over the last few years, consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon at Nuffield Health Cardiff and Vale Hospitals, Chris Wilson, having had good results from repairing complete tears, has operated on a number of patients with partially torn and inflamed hamstring muscles and the results have been most encouraging.
Once you have warmed up, "you can start stretching your hamstring gradually until you feel a comfortable stretch in the back of your thigh," Karp says.
Rams' Andy King (ankle) and Mason Mount (hamstring) are out.
"Paul has missed extended periods five times in his career with hamstring injuries, and timelines can always be shortened or extended based on the sensitivity of the healing processes with hamstrings," Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported.
over PREDICTION 2-2 DRAW Charlie return, also Alex SOUTHAMPTON hamstring has MAN CITY v BURNLEY Kevin De Bruyne, right, could return for Manchester City after two months out with a knee injury.
In general, there are two main types of hamstring pulls.
Defender John Stones is fit for Everton after a hamstring complaint.
"HAMSTRING is the s*** word of the year for me," said Jurgen Klopp after Divock Origi on Saturday became the seventh player to fall victim to that injury at Anfield.
"HAMSTRING is the s*** word of the year for me," complained Jurgen Klopp after Divock Origi became the SEVENTH player to fall victim to that injury at Anfield yesterday.
Hamstring injuries can be difficult to heal and often require a more comprehensive approach to rehabilitation.