Muscle strain: Introduction
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.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Muscle strain is available below.
Symptoms of Muscle strain
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symptoms of Muscle strain
Treatments for 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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Causes of Muscle strain
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Muscle strain: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Muscle strain
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Muscle strain: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Prognosis for Muscle strain
Prognosis for 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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