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I’ve managed to injure my hamstring I’m not a pleased yogi. I pulled it while in bound triange pose (this is what occurs when you do not condition appropriately prior to twisting yourself into a cracker).

I’ve been told by my instructors not to stretch it at all and simply rest it. Evidently, these kind of injuries take ages to heal. Bleak. Trying to do a yoga course without extending our hamstring is bloody challenging!

So I’ve actually done nearly no yoga exercise in the last couple of weeks. I’m in withdrawal. I thought I’d do some research on the web to learn more about hamstring injuries.

This is what i found:

Hamstring stress are rated 1, 2 or 3 depending on extent. Grade 1 consists of small rips within the muscle. A grade 2 is a partial tear in the muscle and grade 3 is an extreme or full rupture of the muscle.

Grade 1: What does it feel like?

  • May have tightness in the posterior thigh.
  • Probably able to walk normally nonetheless will know some pain
  • Minimal swelling.
  • Lying on front and trying to bend the knee against resistance most likely won’t produce much pain.

Grade 2: Exactly what does it seem like?

  • Gait’ll be affected-limp may exist.
  • May be associated with periodic unexpected twinges of pain throughout activity.
  • May notice swelling.
  • Pressure increases pain.
  • Flexing the knee against resistance sources discomfort.
  • Might be unable to totally align the knee.

Grade 3: What does it seem like?

  • Walking seriously afflicted- may require walking aids such as crutches
  • Severe pain- especially during task such as knee flexion.
  • Noticeable puffinessing visible instantly.