The hamstrings involve three posterior thigh muscles between the hip and the knee. The group of three gluteal muscles make up the muscles in the buttocks and side of the hip. Hip flexors are the group of muscles that are located in the front of the hip and lift the knee toward the body. The adductors are located in the groin are typically associated with the classic groin strain. Tendinitis and tears can develop when the muscles and tendons begin to break down and are repetitively overloaded with strenuous activity.

What are the symptoms?

  • Sharp or burning pain
  • Dull throbbing or aching
  • Tenderness to touch
  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Weakness
  • Trouble with mobility
Woman doing a forward lunge with hands together in front of chest

What treatment options are available?

If the symptoms persist, it is recommended to schedule a consultation with Dr. Yoon. A comprehensive evaluation will be performed and a treatment plan can then be discussed based on the findings.

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