hamstring injury

A muscle injury of the biceps femoris, seen in sprinters and runners when a contracted muscle meets a lengthening force, overpowering intrinsic muscle resiliency
Management RICE—rest, ice, compression, elevation; NSAIDs, gradual increase of pain-free activity—e.g., isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic stages

hamstring injury

Sports medicine A muscle injury of biceps femoris, seen in sprinters and runners, when a contracted muscle meets a lengthening force, overpowering intrinsic muscle resiliency Management RICE, NSAIDs, gradual ↑ of pain-free activity–eg, isometric, isotonic, and isokinetic stages. See RICE.
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