Hamstring Strain Phase 1

  • Goal: To move and engage muscles that contribute to the stability of your trunk and leg without causing any significant pain
  • This phase is meant to be very easy
  • It can be done 2-3x per day GENTLY
  • Each movement can be done 5-20x…start with 5 reps the first time you do it, if that’s fine: go to 10 reps: add 5 reps each time as long as it feels ok
  • Stop if you feel the beginning of an increase in pain or fatigue
  • Movement #1: Light Hamstring Kicks
  • Movement #2: Abdominal Activation on your back
  • Movement #3: Wall Heelraise
  • Movement #4: Bridge progression