The hamstring syndrome. A new diagnosis of gluteal sciatic pain.


A series of 59 patients was treated and operated on for pain felt over the area of the ischial tuberosity and radiating down the back of the thigh. This condition was labeled as the "hamstring syndrome." Pain was typically incurred by assuming a sitting position, stretching the affected posterior thigh, and running fast. The patients usually had a history… (More)

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