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!


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

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