Jordon from PhysioFitness Castle Hill will be providing some great information on the most common injuries in athletics each week! He will a quick summary on what injuries can develop on the track and field.
The hamstrings are made up of three muscles that run along the back of your thigh, all of which are extremely important for running and sprinting activities. Very often, an injury to one of these three muscles will result in immediate sharp/shooting pain anywhere along the back of your thigh – usually while in the middle of your sprint!
There are a whole array of reasons as to the possible causes to this injury. Such as:
The reasons can be endless! However here are few tips that you can do to help lower the risk:
If you think your child may have injured their hamstring in the past, or have some niggling discomfort in the area, get them to a physio!! It is extremely important to have it assessed by a professional and to prevent some much bigger from happening down the track.
Our clinic is located in Castle Towers Shopping Centre in the Fitness First. Call 9680 2422 to make a booking with Jordon himself, or make sure to catch him on the field this Saturday!