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Upper arm muscle strain

Upper arm muscle strain: Introduction

Upper arm muscle strain: Damage to the upper arm muscle 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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Upper arm muscle strain is available below.

Symptoms of Upper arm muscle strain

Treatments for Upper arm 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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Prognosis for Upper arm muscle strain

Prognosis for Upper arm 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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