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Mend Physical Therapy Blog and Injury Information

At Mend, we specialize in treating runners and endurance athletes in our Boulder and Lafayette clinics. We see numerous cases each year of runners presenting with “proximal hamstring” or “high hamstring” injuries. Symptoms are typically localized at the proximal portion of the hamstring or near the attachment point at the pelvis (ischial tuberosity). These runners...

Runners are no strangers to overuse injuries, often stemming from repetitive microtrauma in the lower quarter. One less common but significant complaint is buttock pain, which can impede an athlete’s training and competition.  In this blog, we’ll delve into the intricacies of hamstring-related issues in runners. Both Hamstring Syndrome and Hamstring Tendinopathy can cause that...