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Hamstring Strain Physiotherapy


Understanding Hamstring Strains

A hamstring strain is a common injury, particularly among athletes, characterized by tears in one or more of the hamstring muscles. Symptoms can range from mild discomfort to severe pain and limited mobility. At Shyft, we conduct thorough assessments to diagnose the severity of your strain and create a custom treatment plan.


Why Choose Shyft Physiotherapy for Your Hamstring Recovery?

At Shyft Physiotherapy, located in the heart of London, Ontario, we specialize in providing top-quality care for individuals suffering from hamstring strains. Our team of experienced physiotherapists employs a personalized approach to ensure you receive the most effective treatment tailored to your specific needs.


Our Approach to Hamstring Strain Rehabilitation

Our comprehensive treatment program for hamstring strains includes:

  • Pain Management: Techniques to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation.
  • Strengthening Exercises: Tailored exercises to rebuild muscle strength without risking further injury.
  • Flexibility Training: Methods to restore and enhance the flexibility of your hamstring muscles.
  • Preventive Strategies: Education on preventing future hamstring strains through proper warm-ups, stretching, and strength training.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Causes Hamstring Strains?

Hamstring strains are typically caused by overstretching or overloading the muscles, often occurring during sports activities that involve running, jumping, or sudden stopping and starting.

How Long Does Recovery from a Hamstring Strain Take?

Recovery time varies depending on the severity of the strain, ranging from a few weeks to several months. Our physiotherapists will work with you to optimize your recovery timeline.

Can Hamstring Strains Be Prevented?

Yes, preventive measures include regular stretching, strengthening the hamstring and surrounding muscles, and ensuring proper warm-up techniques before physical activity.

What Are the Signs That I Should Seek Physiotherapy for a Hamstring Strain?

You should seek physiotherapy if you experience persistent pain, swelling, bruising, or weakness in your hamstring area, or if your mobility is affected.

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Shyft London Booking

310 Wellington Road, London / (519) 439-6111

Shyft Kilworth Booking

22499 Jefferies Road, Komoka / (519) 433-9111