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What is Muscle strain?

What is Muscle strain?

  • Muscle strain: Damage to a 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.

Muscle strain: Introduction

Types of Muscle strain:

Broader types of Muscle strain:

How serious is Muscle strain?

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

What causes Muscle strain?

Causes of Muscle strain: see causes of Muscle strain

What are the symptoms of Muscle strain?

Symptoms of Muscle strain: see symptoms of Muscle strain

Muscle strain: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Muscle strain.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Muscle strain.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Muscle strain: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Muscle strain.
Treatments for Muscle strain: see treatments for Muscle strain
Research for Muscle strain: see research for Muscle strain

Name and Aliases of Muscle strain

Main name of condition: Muscle strain

Other names or spellings for Muscle strain:

Pulled muscle


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