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How long does it usually take for a groin muscle injury to heal?

How long does it usually take for a groin muscle injury to heal?

Depends on injury: The healing time of a muscle strain or "groin pull" depends on the severity of the injury. If you see bruising along the course of the muscles it will take longer. Labral tears of the hip can cause groin pain; so if not improving within 4-6 weeks that should be considered. Step one-ice the area to minimize the zone of injury step 2-restore pain free flexibility, strength then sport specific ex. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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How long does it typically take a leg muscle injury to heal?

How long does it typically take a leg muscle injury to heal?

4-6 weeks: Most muscle injuries will heal in 4-6 weeks. During that time care should be taken to avoid re-injury. After a few weeks gentle stretching is advisable to avoid re-injury. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pain to go away in a pulled muscle injury?

How long does it take for pain to go away in a pulled muscle injury?

Days to weeks: Some muscles heal quickly while others may take much longer to heal. If in doubt of the diagnosis, see your doctor. ...Read more

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If a doctor gave me a boot for a muscle injury in front middle of ankle, how long would I likely be wearing it for? Thank you in advance!

^ 6 weeks: Most strains and sprains heal in about 6 weeks. Because of it's weight bearing responsibility, injuries to foot and ankle muscle or ligaments may take a few weeks longer. Good rehab program for strengthening would be a nice addition to your treatment regimen. ...Read more

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How long should I rest if my CPK has been elevated due to a minor muscle injury in my calves..I lost strength in my fingers and legs...What to do?

Rhabdomyelisis: Rest varies with severity of the incident but it can knock you out for weeks. Feel free to move as you are able without pushing yourself. Drink lots of water, elevated CPK can damage the kidneys. Follow-up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've got a pain in my right bottom ribs from what I assume was throwing up quite violently on the weekend. It hurts to breath and move and laugh, cough etc. I think this is a muscle injury. How long until i'm back to normal. I hate being away from the gy

I've got a pain in my right bottom ribs from what I assume was throwing up quite violently on the weekend.  It hurts to breath and move and laugh, cough etc. I think this is a muscle injury. How long until i'm back to normal. I hate being away from the gy

Intercostal strain: Most likely this is an intercostal muscle strain. A strain of the costochondral cartilage would be another possibility. Rest is the primary treatment for either one of these. I would recommend that you be pain-free with everyday activities for around 5 days before strenuous exercise. However, cardio training such as stationary biking and some medium-intensity walking may be tolerated now. ...Read more

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How can I cure a calf muscle injury?

How can I cure a calf muscle injury?

Physical therapy.: Some calf tears, or strains, can take 6-8 weeks to heal. Usually physical therapy is indicated to restore full function. ...Read more

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How should I treat my shoulder muscle injury for inflammation?

How should I treat my shoulder muscle injury for inflammation?

Tendonitis: Initial management could include things like avoidance of painful activities/positions, use of nsaids (aleve, advil), periodic application of ice, and gentle stretching. As symptoms improve, gradually resume activities. Should pain not resolve, or get worse, consult with a shoulder specialist. ...Read more

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I have a calf muscle injury. What is the best way to treat this?

I have a calf muscle injury. What is the best way to treat this?

See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more