Posts Tagged ‘hamstrings’

Hamstring Muscle – Biceps Femoris Muscle: Knee, Thigh Pain

Pain in the back of the knee going up the outside of the thigh that worsens when walking can indicate bicep femoris muscle dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the biceps femoris muscle? Pain in the back of the knee Pain toward the outside of the knee going up the outside of the…

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Semitendinosus Muscle: Buttock, Thigh, Knee, Calf Pain-Hamstring Muscle

Pain below the buttock traveling down the inside leg to the knee and sometimes calf can indicate semitendinosus dysfunction. What pain and symptoms are associated with the semitendinosus muscle? Pain just below the buttock Pain  down the back of the thigh and into the knee, occasionally going into the upper calf Pain intensifies while walking…

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What Are Trigger Points?

Note: Trigger points should not be confused with acupuncture, acupressure points, or reflexology as they are different systems and treatments. Medical definition: Trigger points are defined as a hyperirritable spot, usually within a taut band of skeletal muscle or in the muscle’s fascia that is painful on compression and that can give rise to characteristic…

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It Hurts Here, Why Are You Treating There?

Recently a man made an appointment complaining of horribly tight painful thighs. He competed in marathons and was concerned that he would have to stop because of the pain in his thighs and recently lower back. During intake he talked about his morning workouts at the gym and concentrated stretching sessions to stretch out the…

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Longissimus Thoracis Muscle: Low Back Pain

The longissimus thoracis muscle contributes to a deep aching pain in the lower back, hip and buttocks. Rising from a sitting to a standing position can cause an extreme feeling of stiffness as well as being very painful.

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