Entries by Vicki

What Is Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy…..

Proximal hamstring tendinopathy is a long name for a group of pathologies where changes have occurred to your proximal hamstring tendons, also known as high hamstring tendons.  These changes can either be inflammatory or degenerative and often both.  Partial tears are included in PHT.    The hamstring tendons connect the hamstrings to the ischial tuberosity […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]