Understanding Hip Pain (Sports Injuries #1)

This video discusses the common injury of the hip. The most common of over use injuries is also called stain. Strain can occur in any of the hip muscles and range from mile over stress to a torn muscle. Hip is an intricate joint able to hold the weight of the body and support the full range of motion. That is why our hip are prone to injury. One of the injuries involved are hamstring strain , hip flexor strain, and  hip bursitis. Learn more how to treat hip flexor injury.

Gastrocnemius Calf Muscle Stretch

To stretch your gastrocnemius calf muscle, place your foot against the wall. Use your hands for support. Your opposite leg can be slightly bent. Imagine a nice straight line through the leg being stretched. This will produce an even tension and stretch, through your leg. This stretch sensation should be light to moderate. Breathe and relax into this, and hold for 45 to 90 seconds. You should now feel a nice release through your gastrocnemius calf muscle.