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6 questions answered about pulled hamstrings

6 questions answered about pulled hamstrings

1. What causes a pulled hamstring? A “pulled” or strained muscle is usually caused by a sudden contraction of the muscle, which stretches the muscle fibers beyond what they normally can tolerate. Imagine guide wires supporting a pole. If the..

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What causes tennis elbow and how you can alleviate some of your symptoms

Tennis Elbow? But I don’t play tennis…. Have you reached out to lift the coffee pot, or gripped..

January 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
by: Stephanie Krueger, OTR/L, CHT

“I was convinced physical therapy is a waste of time”

Tom and his friend Nancy prepare to climb Machu Picchu. I can imagine what you’re thinking right..

December 11, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Daniel Hopkins

3 Tips to Help You Sleep Better After (Arthroscopic Shoulder) Surgery

It’s 2:30 in the morning and no matter how you position yourself, you’re still in pain and..

November 24, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Rolando Izquierdo

Who is a good candidate for partial knee replacement

There are three main sections in the knee–we refer to them as compartments–that can undergo..

November 13, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Frank Bohnenkamp, MD

How to improve your triathlon fitness during the off season

You’re done with a long season of swimming, biking, and running. Now what? How do you keep in..

November 4, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Jon Gallas, DPT

Patrick had two hip replacements, and he’s younger than you think.

October 28, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Rockford Orthopedic

5 Keys of Proper Running Form

Hold on a second. Isn’t running just grabbing a pair of shoes and putting one foot in front..

October 21, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Jon Gallas, DPT

Ask the Doc: Without any apparent injury, my shoulder has become stiff and painful. What can I do about ?

Have you ever reached over your head to take down a glass for a drink or tried to put on your coat..

October 7, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Steve Rochell, MD

Is the endurance craze good for our bodies?

It’s that time of year again, summer has ended, kids are back in school, and the fall marathon..

October 2, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Ryan Enke, M.D.

Interview with Scott Trenhaile, MD: When will I feel normal again after surgery?

Dr. Trenhaile performs surgery at the Rockford Orthopedic Surgery Center while a team of surgeons..

September 23, 2014 with 0 Comments
by: Rockford Orthopedic

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“I was convinced physical therapy is a waste of time”

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6 questions answered about pulled hamstrings

1. What causes a pulled hamstring? A “pulled” or strained muscle is usually caused by a sudden..

January 21, 2015 with 0 Comments
by: Steve Rochell, MD

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