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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy: Clinical Aspects of Assessment and Management

The Most Comprehensive Clinical Paper On Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy This clinical paper is written by four of the worlds top tendon specialists:  Tom S.H. Goom, Dr. Peter Malliaris, Michael P. Reiman and Craig R Purdam. https://www.jospt.org/doi/10.2519/jospt.2016.5986      

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 […]