The hamstring syndrome in endurance athletes

  title={The hamstring syndrome in endurance athletes},
  author={Sergio Eduardo Migliorini and M. Laura Merlo},
Hamstring syndrome is a gluteal sciatic pain, in which posttraumatic or congenital hard fibrotic bands irritate sciatic nerve at the insertion site of hamstring muscles to ischial tuberosity. Traction, mechanical compression and impingement of the sciatic nerve may occur in certain anatomopathological situations at the origin of the hamstrings on the ischial tuberosity. The symptoms include local pain at the ischial tuberosity irradiating to the posterior thigh which appears with the cyclic… CONTINUE READING

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