How to Prevent a Hamstring Injury

Hamstring strain
Hamstring injury results from sudden or repetitive strain/pull of hamstring muscles

three muscles located at the back of a thigh

With the help of hamstring muscles, you can bend your knees and extend your legs behind your body

Injury occurs when one of hamstring muscles gets too stretched or tightened during exercise

You are at a greater risk of getting a hamstring injury if you practice soccer, basketball, football, tennis or any other sport that makes you do quick stops and energetic runs. Hamstring injury is also common to runners and dancers

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