Video of Prof. Jill Cook Talking Tendinopathy Rehabilitation

Professor Jill Cook Explains Concepts in Tendinopathy Rehabilitation   A little give away – the changed pathology remains but the tendon grows more good tissue until there is more good tissue than a tendon with normal pathology!  Recently termed the donut effect.  

Mental Health, Grief and Injury Explained

Why You Feel Grief When Injured And How To Manage These Feelings Many people say the hardest part of being injured is the impact on their mental health.  On top of that lots of people take up sport to improve their mental health or as a coping mechanism.  Many sporting events are social events. People […]

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  

PHT Recovery Success Stories

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy Recovery Stories Corina Barbaza Weber’s Recovery 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 tell […]

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 member who’s received treatment from that clinician.  The only criteria for the directory is a community member makes the recommendation. The directory is designed as a starting place and in no […]

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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