nagging hamstring tear

i tore my hamstring 10 years ago playing soccer. 3~4 months of physical therapy twice a week and i was cleared to play again, but i kept aggravating it until i finally took some time off and eventually i stopped 'hurting it' badly - but it was always sore after running. sometimes it was only mild, but sometimes it was quite painful. i all but quit running over the last few years (i'm 23 now) but i can still feel it every so often. when i stretch slowly, say to touch my toes, i can feel a pop where the pain has always been. not sure how accurate this is, but to make a visual description of the feeling - it is as if my muscle is 'caught' on something, and then pops when it releases. not sure if this may indicate a tendon issue?

i was under the impression from talking to others that torn hamstrings usually recovered completely, obviously in less than 10 years. am i incorrect, or could the therapist have been incorrect? (i was initially diagnosed with a hip pointer)

hoping to get to a doctor this week as i'm finally fed up with this nagging injury. but any advice would be much appreciated!

thanks

Posted By mike on March 24, 2008 at 02:14:04:

Disclaimer
Features adjustable side pulls and spring steel stays for increased support. Cushions and compresses lumbar while retaining therapeutic heat.

[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ask The Physical Therapist ] [ Disclaimer ]
Follow Ups
Post Followup

Name:
E-Mail:

Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:


[ Follow Ups ] [ Post Followup ] [ Ask The Physical Therapist ] [ Disclaimer ]
Disclaimer

    We offer you an opportunity to ask specific questions to knowledgeable professionals. Any information posted on orthopedicquestions.com is intended for general informational purposes only and is not medical advice, and should not be construed as medical opinion, diagnosis or treatment. See your health-care professional for medical advice and treatment.
Ask the Physical Therapist (Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainer)
Ask the Orthotist (Orthopedic braces and supports specialist)
Ask the Chiropractor (Back and Spine Specialist)