Total proximal hamstring ruptures: clinical and MRI aspects including guidelines for postoperative rehabilitation

@article{Askling2012TotalPH,
  title={Total proximal hamstring ruptures: clinical and MRI aspects including guidelines for postoperative rehabilitation},
  author={Carl M. Askling and George Koulouris and T{\"o}nu Saartok and Suzanne Werner and Thomas M. Best},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2012},
  volume={21},
  pages={515-533}
}
The aim of this article is to provide a state-of-the-art review for treatment of acute, total proximal hamstring tendon ruptures. For total proximal hamstring tendon ruptures, early (<2–3 w) surgical refixation minimizes muscle atrophy and facilitates a somewhat predictable time course for healing and rehabilitation. A postoperative rehabilitation program is detailed that has been used by one physical therapist for the past 7 years on over 200 patients with surgical repair for total proximal… CONTINUE READING
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