Should Hamstring rehab be painful?

Hamstring injuries can be frustrating and they can stop you from getting back to sport quickly so how should your hamstring rehab be done to accelerate your return to sport. should your rehab be painful?

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The content in this video is provided for general information purposes only and is not meant to replace a physiotherapy or medical consultation.

  • Hickey, J. T., Timmins, R. G., Maniar, N., Rio, E., Hickey, P. F., Pitcher, C. A., … & Opar, D. A. (2019). Pain-Free Versus Pain-Threshold Rehabilitation Following Acute Hamstring Strain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, (0), 1-35.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).