Hamstring Injury Illustration

Hamstring Injury

The most dramatic and public hamstring injury occurs when you see an Olympic athlete pull up suddenly in the sprint, grimacing and clutching the back of their thigh. It happens quickly and you can’t run afterwards. Hamstring Anatomy The hamstrings are a group of three muscles at the back of the thigh. They are the biceps femoris, semimembranosus and semitendinosus. The biceps femoris is the most often [...]