Hamstring Strain: A Case Study in Self-Healing

Luci Yamamoto

In early 2014, I strained a left hamstring muscle near the origin. Or an external rotator in the left hip. Or something. It snuck up on me. There was no acute injury.

I simply noticed less range of motion (ROM) in straight-legged, forward-bending poses, marked by a pulling sensation on the lateral side of the ischial tuberosity (aka the sitting bone). Initially I was sure that whatever I’d tweaked would resolve in a few weeks, as my injuries typically do.

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