Hamstring Origin Tendinopathy

Hamstring Origin Tendinopathy   WHO? Sports with repetitive running/ kicking requirements Gym rats (heavy squatters/ deadlifters) Desk workers & persons with chronic poor posture   WHAT? The hamstrings muscle group is the large bulk of muscle on the back of the thigh, made up of the semimembranosis, semitendinosis and biceps femoris muscles. All three muscles attach at a common point at the pelvis, the ischial tuberosity, via the hamstrings tendon. They then run down the back of the thigh and cross the knee joint. Due to its attachments, this group is responsible for both extending the trunk, at the hip, and bending [...]