Allina Health doctor talks hamstring injuries, after Justin Jefferson injury

[WCCO Radio, October 17, 2023] When a hamstring injury sidelined Justin Jefferson of the Minnesota Vikings, WCCO Radio reached out to Allina Health orthopedic surgeon Ryan Fader, MD to learn more about these types of injuries. As Dr. Fader told Henry Lake in this interview:

  • The hamstring consists of three muscles that run through the back of the thigh.
  • a person can injure that muscle group in a variety of locations.
  • Hamstring injuries are common among athletes who play explosive sports.
  • Hamstring injuries can range from a need for immediate surgery to a more minor injury that irritates athletes for a couple of weeks.

Listen to Dr. Fader’s 8-minute energetic interview with WCCO Radio’s Henry Lake.

Posted on October 17, 2023 in

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