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What is Gluteal muscle strain?

What is Gluteal muscle strain?

  • Gluteal muscle strain: Damage to the gluteal muscle (buttocks) due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of the damage.

Gluteal muscle strain: Introduction

Types of Gluteal muscle strain:

Broader types of Gluteal muscle strain:

How serious is Gluteal muscle strain?

Prognosis of Gluteal muscle strain: Most cases resolve without problems as long as the muscle is rested sufficiently to allow healing. Complications are uncommon.

What causes Gluteal muscle strain?

Causes of Gluteal muscle strain: see causes of Gluteal muscle strain

What are the symptoms of Gluteal muscle strain?

Symptoms of Gluteal muscle strain: see symptoms of Gluteal muscle strain

Gluteal muscle strain: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gluteal muscle strain.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gluteal muscle strain.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gluteal muscle strain: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gluteal muscle strain.
Treatments for Gluteal muscle strain: see treatments for Gluteal muscle strain

Name and Aliases of Gluteal muscle strain

Main name of condition: Gluteal muscle strain

Other names or spellings for Gluteal muscle strain:

Pulled Gluteal muscle, Gluteal strain, Buttock strain, Pulled buttock muscle


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