Muscle Strain Injuries of the Thigh

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Muscle Strain Injuries of the Thigh

Your thigh has groups of powerful muscles. The quadriceps, the adductors and the hamstring muscles handle high loads of stress. They may suffer from overstretching and tearing. This is called a muscle "strain." It is a common injury among athletes who play sports that require sudden starts and stops.

What are muscle strain injuries?

This detailed video describes muscle strain injuries, including mild, moderate, and severe injuries. Muscle strain injuries, even severe ones, can be treated effectively. But if you've had a muscle strain, your risk for injuring the muscle again is higher. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions to make sure you heal correctly.