Muscle rupture/blood clot after haemorrhage in thigh

This pain is localised to the front or back of the thigh. Often occurs in sport as a sprain (muscle rupture) or contusion (“blood clot after haemorrhage in thigh”), mainly in athletics, football, handball and hockey.

 

Symptoms

– Sharp pain when the muscle ruptures.
– Swelling and discoloration.
– Muscle function impaired or completely eliminated.
– Impaired mobility and strength.
– Pain during and/or after activity.

 

Possible causes

Insufficient warming up.
Short, tense muscles.
Violence against muscles during tackles, e.g. knee to thigh.
Overload.

 

Treatment

Mobility and weight training gradually increasing in intensity. Stretching.