James Dunne’s Complete Guide to PHT

James Dunn, Sports Rehabilitation Specialist, Ex Pro Rugby Player and Marathon Runner’s Complete Guide to PHT Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: a Real Pain in the Butt for Runners  

Survey of PHT Community Members Voting For The Most Helpful Treatments

Survey of PHT Community Members Voting For The Most Helpful Treatments   https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-8HX6PL377/  

What Is Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy…..

This website is dedicated to proximal hamstring tendinopathy.  There’s a link to a global Facebook community where people share their experiences and support each other.  You are not alone with this.  Talk to people who have successfully recovered from proximal hamstring tendinopathy and returned to running, sitting and a pain free life. Proximal hamstring tendinopathy […]

Help With Sitting

Apart from the pain and frustration, one of the biggest challenges with proximal hamstring tendinopathy is sitting. Your upper body weight pushes through your hamstring tendons.  However, your semimembranosus hamstring tendon is copping most of the pressure due to it’s position. There’s three tendon parts attaching the three hamstring muscles to the ischial tuberosity (area […]

The Directory

The Recommended Clinicians Directory This directory was created following a request from a PHT community member. Every clinician listed has been recommended by a PHT community member who’s received treatment from that clinician.  The only criteria for the directory is a PHT community member recommends them. The directory is designed as a starting place and […]

PHT Treatments

Managing Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy To manage proximal hamstring tendinopathy, start by cutting back on the activity that’s aggravating your tendon.  It’s thought, tendinopathy (tendinosis) is partly an overuse injury.  The tendon cannot keep up with the amount of activity and the repair process so degenerates. Tight, weak hamstring muscles cause pulling on tendons and restrict […]

Nutrition, Vitamin D And Tendons

Nutrition – A Fundamental of Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy Recovery If you’ve tried most treatments for proximal hamstring tendinopathy and there’s nothing else left that sounds sane, it could be your nutrition blocking your recovery.  Nutrition is fundamental to tendon repair. How To Find Out What You Need If you think you are low or deficient, consider […]

Electrolytes and Tendons

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Collagen Supplements

Collagen Supplements – Do They Work? When you’ve a long history of tendon injury and nothing seems to fix it, you put a lot of energy into considering ways you can. Ways you can get back to living your life pre PHT. Collagen supplements are one of the more easily obtained potential treatments for PHT […]

New E-Book and Printed Book By Dr. Alison Grimaldi On Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

About Dr. Alison Grimaldi Exert from Dr. Alison Grimaldi’s Website With 25 years of clinical experience and particular expertise in the management of hip, groin and lumbo-pelvic pain and dysfunction, Alison is Principal Physiotherapist at Physiotec and an Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Queensland. Alison also has a special interest in the assessment and optimisation […]

PHT Recovery Success Stories

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy Recovery Stories Posted by Corina Barbaza Weber After fighting for almost one year PHT, just completed now a pain free, injury free half marathon in 1h37min, beating my 2016 PB. For everyone out there who is exasperated of not being able to sit without pain, let alone bend forward or run, I […]