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i may have a pulled trapaziod how can i tell a pull from a strain and what are some treat ments

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Trapezius: Strains and and pulls are the same, too much pressure on the muscle fibers. This is a difficult muscle to rehab because it is large and hard to rest. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Slosar
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Length of time: Strain or sprains get better in 4-6 weeks. More serious pain persists longer or goes down the leg. If that is occuring seek consultation with a spin ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Pulled muscle: They are synonymous, i.E, they mean the same condition.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation are the mainstays of early treatment. After the acute phase gentle progressive stretching should be done several ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sometimes. If it is-: -due to trauma or during exercise probably strain. But trauma can lead to a clot if. Only way to really determine is by duplex Doppler. This is a test ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Wyatt
25 years experience Family Medicine
No quick answer: Resting the area is the only treatment. Unfortunately, when you strain a muscle near the ribs, it is impossible to 100% rest is - due to the need of ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Thigh strain: Initial rest, ice, possible cane or crutches. Then progressive stretches, with contrast bath of ice/heat. Consider purified omega, pt, possible nsaids ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
That would depend on: How bad the strain was. Usually, for the most part these are not dangerous injuries but more annoyances that you can't do what you want. Rest, ice, or ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sadly to say the: Best thing for a strained hamstring is rest. I would recommend staying out of competition for a couple weeks until your pain and tightness is gone. Fo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Probably not : The tongue like any other muscle can be sore with over use. Try ibuprofen for a few days to see if it improves. If not or if worse see an MD

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