Treating Trigger Points in Short Head Biceps Femoris - Stuart Hinds
What are the Hamstrings?
The hamstrings consist of three muscles. From medial to lateral they are the semimembranosus, semitendinosus, and biceps femoris.
Ischial tuberosity (sitting bone). Biceps femoris also originates from back of femur.
Semimembranosus: back of medial condyle of tibia (upper side part of tibia).
Semitendinosus: upper medial surface of shaft of tibia. Biceps femoris: lateral side of head of bula. Lateral condyle of tibia.
Branches of sciatic nerve, L4, 5, S1, 2, 3.
Basic Functional Movement
During running, the hamstrings slow down the leg at the end of its forward swing and prevents the trunk from flexing at the hip joint.
Hamstrings - Referred Pain Patterns
Trigger Point Referred Pain Patterns
Semimembranosus and semitendinosus: strong 10 cm zone of pain, inferior gluteal fold, with diffuse pain posteromedial legs to Achilles tendon area.Biceps femoris: diffuse pain posteromedial legs, with strong 10 cm zone posterior to knee joint.
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