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Treatment for a hamstring injury includes rest, ice, compression and elevation. Use of anti-inflammatory drugs, including acetaminophen, ibuprofen or naproxen, helps to reduce swelling and pain. WebMD suggest speaking wi... More »

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Mild hamstrings do not fully hinder movement, because they are not that painful; however, severe strains are excruciating, making it impossible to stand and walk. Hamstring strains can be in the form of a complete tear, ... More »

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The recovery time for a torn hamstring takes between three and six months for surgery and rehabilitation, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Distal hamstring tears, meaning that the hamstring tear... More »

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