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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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Leg muscle strain is available below.

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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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

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Misdiagnosis and Leg muscle strain

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Leg muscle strain: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Leg muscle strain: Animations

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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