Leg muscle strain
Leg muscle strain: Introduction
Leg muscle strain: Damage to the leg muscles 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.
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causes, and treatments of Leg muscle strain is available below.
Symptoms of Leg muscle strain
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symptoms of Leg muscle strain
Treatments for Leg muscle strain
- Rest, ice, compression, elevation, pain medication if needed, once pain has subsided gradually introduce light stretching movement to provide circulation to the affected muscle tissue
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Alternative Treatments for Leg muscle strain
Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Leg muscle strain may include:
Causes of Leg muscle strain
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Leg muscle strain: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
- Nerve Disorders: serious diseases commonly undiagnosed:
- Chronic Pain Disorders -- serious medical disorders that may be undiagnosed:
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Misdiagnosis and Leg muscle strain
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed ...read more »
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is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
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Leg muscle strain: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Muscle and Orthopedic Specialists:
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- Pain Specialists:
- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
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Leg muscle strain: Animations
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Prognosis for Leg muscle strain
Prognosis for Leg muscle strain:
Most cases resolve without problems as long as the muscle is rested sufficiently to allow healing. Complications are uncommon.
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Leg muscle strain: Broader Related Topics
Types of Leg muscle strain
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