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Hamstring Strain Injury Cause of injury Signs & Symptoms Treatment Prevention Hamstring Strain There are many reasons as to why Strain on the hamstring occurs. One of the most common ways in which the hamstring is strained During sprinting the hamstring muscles works extremely hard to "decelerate the tibia as it swings out." As well as this, once the foot is on the ground the hamstrings function is to extend the hip back which allows the other leg to move forwards. During this movement just before the foot strikes the ground that the hamstrings, which are most commonly known as the "biceps femoris muscle," become injured as the muscles are activated The most common signs you will get of a hamstring strain are You may get a sudden Sharp pain where the hamstring is situated in leg at the top of the leg at the back. During exercise or sprinting. Swelling and bruising. May sometimes occur around the hamstring muscle. Sometimes weakness and un stability may occur in the hamstring muscle and you may feel unstable using the leg that you have just pulled the muscle. The most common treatments for a hamstring strain is to use R.I.C.E which is Rest Ice Compress and Elevate. ...read more.


Injury Cause of injury Signs & Symptoms Treatment Prevention Dislocated Shoulder Discolated shoulders mostly occur in contact sports such as rugby. This is one of the most common dislocated joints as the shoulder joint can move in various directions your shoulder can dislocate forward, backward or downward, completely or partially. In addition, fibrous tissue that joins the bones of your shoulder (ligaments) can be stretched or torn, often complicating the dislocation. Pain will occur around the shoulder and the joint. Also loss of shoulder movement will occur as well as sometimes swelling will occur. Most commonly people will hold their arm against their chest. The appearance of the shoulder will change and where it is normally a rounded edge on the shoulder will change to a square edge on the shoulder. Apply ice packs or cold therapy to reduce pain and sometimes bleeding. Wear a shoulder support for reassurance Seek medical advice A.S.A.P Increase the strength in the shoulder blade muscles. Start with a short period of immobilization with a sling and then progress to exercises like closed grip pull downs, rowing on a machine and shrugs, for shoulder blade strength. ...read more.


Also the body is putting pressure on the groin to be able to stretch quite far out to be able to get the ball and by the body putting to much pressure on the groin it is causing the groin to strain. This can also if the body isn't used to playing a 90 minute football match and constantly stretching to far out for the ball. Also this could occur if you haven't stretched properly. Spinal stenosis can mostly happen to weight lifters if they are overloading their body with weights which is putting pressure on to the lower part of the back. Which is causing strain because the body isn't used to lifting the amount of weights that you are trying to get the body to lift which is straining the bottom of the back which in the long run is causing Spinal Stenosis. Dislocated shoulder can happen to contact sports such as rugby. Because the arm is bending back and forth with the ball and is causing the shoulder joint to dislocate the arm. Also this is related to Alignment because if the shoulder is out of place injury can occur because the body's posture isn't correct which in the long run can cause different injuries to occur ?? ?? ?? ?? ...read more.

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