What is the best tight hamstrings treatment?
Hamstring injuries are often due to hamstring or hip flexor inflexibility or abrupt stress on the hamstrings. Tight hamstrings treatment is imperative for the health of your entire muscular chain. Learn how you can get immediate relief and healing in just two steps.
STEP 2: LONG-TERM HEALING
Long-term Healing With Targeted Stretching & Massage
Your hamstring are very important to the health of your back, knees, ankles and ultimately your feet!. If you have an imbalance in hamstring muscle flexibility it can manifest itself anywhere along the chain. Stretching daily as a form of tight hamstrings treatment increases your hamstring flexibility, you can dramatically reduce your risk of a muscle imbalance injury.
Medi-Dyne’s ProStretch has been proven to provide a deep stretch and strengthening that increases flexibility along the entire lower leg chain of muscles, delivering the long-term flexibility needed for a lasting tight hamstrings treatment and prevention. ProStretch allows you to safely and gradually stretch your leg muscles, putting you in control of the level of stretch.
Providing a safe, effective, easy-to-use method for performing targeted exercises that stretch and strengthen the hamstrings, calf, Achilles tendon, feet, toes; ProStretch deep, ergonomically correct stretch is the go-to choice for individuals suffering from tight hamstrings. That’s why ProStretch is the #1 Choice of professional athletes, physical therapists and athletic trainers.
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Originally developed for physical therapists, CoreStretch uses the body’s natural traction to achieve safe, effective stretches for hamstrings treatment and back pain relief. CoreStretch provides deep, effective hamstring stretches as well as hip flexor stretches, piriformis stretches and lower back stretches to decompress your spine and alleviate muscle compensation and further injury. It assists in tight hamstrings treatment and the stretching of your major core muscle groups delivering optimal stretching for three levels of fitness that can be used in seated, standing, or floor positions.
Sports massage and rolling can help loosen tight hamstring muscles and can be used in addition to a stretching program to help increase the flexibility of tight hamstring muscles. While tight hamstrings definitely need stretching, massage and rolling can help by stretching the muscles sideways (or transversely) which is not possible simply by stretching. In addition, massage will increase blood flow and relax muscles which will help hamstrings stretch more easily.Using a massage therapy tool can be helpful in a tight calf treatment plan.
RangeRoller will assist in increasing the flexibility, mobility and functionality of your calf muscles. It will also reduce the pull on your knees, hips and hamstrings and will provide relief to your glutes and lower back.
For tight hamstrings treatment, it is best to use a massage tool horizontally along the length of the back side of your calf from just below the back of your knee down to your heel bone.