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how do i take care of a muscle sprain or spasm?

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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 28 years experience
Muscle sprain strain: Anti-inflammatories are the staple agents for any strain or sprain.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What do doctors do for a muscle sprain?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Muscle strain: First you sprain a ligament holding bone to bone not a muscle. You strain a muscle. Initially you rest, ice, and massage. Then you work to maintain range of motion and stretching the muscle. Following this strengthening is began. Then returning to activity as able.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How to cure a muscle sprain?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
RICE: A sprain is abnormal stretching or tearing of a ligament that supports a joint. Rice (rest, ice, compression, and elevation) are the keys to treatment. Most sprains and strains resolve with time, but occasionally other treatment, including physical therapy and surgery, may be required. Anti-inflammatory medications may be helpful in decreasing the pain and inflammation of the injury.
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How do I determine if I have a right quadricep muscle sprain?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What is the recovery time for a trapezius muscle sprain?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Strain: If truly a strain, it depends upon severity: a few days up to a month. If pain not going away, check for disc or postural problems.

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