Pulled hamstrings are common injuries, not just due to running or playing football, but from every day activity, too. Hamstring muscles work to bend the knee and extend the hips, and any activity that involves bending and then straightening the leg can cause a pull, from jumping hurdles to sprinting to catch the bus. Pulled hamstring treatment can be done at home, as long as the injury is mild with complementary therapy aids.
Here are some tips for quickly gaining pulled hamstring relief.
Pulled Hamstring Severity
There are three levels of a hamstring pull. Anyone experiencing a pulled hamstring should confirm the severity of his/her injury before starting treatment at home.