One of the most common injuries in both those who practice sport regularly is the hamstring. This lesion, as its name indicates, is produced by the breaking of some muscle fibers, usually produced by forced stretching while the muscle is contracted even though it can also be due to a bruise.
When not only break some fibers, but also the fascia, coverage that protects the muscles, we face a muscle tear, an injury more serious than fibrillar.
The first sign that there was a hamstring is a very intense, throbbing pain, as if we had nailed something or thrown something. Then note the contracting muscle pain, inflammation and a hematoma appears. It is very important to notice any of these symptoms, immediately stop the activity you are doing, not to worsen the injury. Read more »