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i think i pulled my latissimus dorsi from swinging a bat wrong and it has been hurting for almost a month. what should i do to heal it?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Stretch and Strength: If stretching, icing, strengthening and physical therapy do not help in a few weeks, i would see a sports medicine trained physiatrist (physical medicine ; rehabilitation) doctor.
Answered on Mar 19, 2014
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