By: Alison McGinnis, PT, DPT, FAFS
Finish Line Physical Therapy
Having witnessed the D10 over the last few years, the number one injury we see over and over again are hamstring strains. With multiple running events spread throughout the day and maximal strength required for events in between it's no wonder that the hamstrings take a beating!
Let’s go through a bit of anatomy first to better understand the function of the hamstring. The hamstring is made up of three different muscles that attach on the bottom of the pelvis (ischial tuberosity) and run down below the knee to attach…