Treatment of a hamstring tear involves home care measures including resting the leg, icing the leg, compressing the leg using a bandage, raising the leg when lying or sitting down, using anti-inflammatory medications and... More »

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Symptoms of a torn hamstring typically include a sudden, sharp pain while engaging in physical activity followed by swelling and bruising within a few hours or a few days, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic... More »

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The healing time for hamstring injuries varies greatly and depends on the severity of the injury, according to NHS Choices. If the hamstring is simply pulled or strained, it may heal completely in a few days. However, mo... More »

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Treatment of sciatica in the buttocks involves home care measures such as taking over-the-counter painkillers, using hot or cold packs, and exercising, states NHS Choices. Some cases require prescription medications or s... More »

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Treatment for severe nocturnal leg cramps involves home care measures such as stretching and massaging the muscles, taking warm showers to relax the muscle, applying ice, taking over-the-counter painkillers and drinking ... More »

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Treatment options for spinal stenosis include physical therapy, steroid injections, certain medications, use of walking aids and use of hot and cold packs, notes Mayo Clinic. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to re... More »

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Symptoms of a hamstring tear include a sudden and sharp pain in the back of the thigh, according to Mayo Clinic. The athlete may hear a popping sound. The area may swell or feel tender in a couple of hours. More »

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