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Hamstring Lengthening Care

Your orthopaedic doctor recommends that your child have surgery to lengthen the hamstring. This surgery releases tightness at the knee.

After hamstring lengthening surgery is done, the child is often sent home the same day.  

When you take your child home, you will be given a prescription for pain medicine and medicine that will help relax your child's muscles.

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Last Updated: 07/2013