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Doctor insights on: How Long Does A Pulled Quad Take To Heal

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How long does a pulled quad take to heal?

How long does a pulled quad take to heal?

Depends: It depends on how badly it is pulled, how much physical therapy you do, how well you take care of it. Pulled quads are hard because we use that set of muscles so much. Please see a doctor, go to pt and don't rush it. Don't be afraid to tell the doctor if it's not healing as expected. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an average pulled leg muscle take to heal?

How long does it take for an average pulled leg muscle take to heal?

4-6 Weeks: It take awhile for the muscle to heal especially if the muscle had bad damage. ...Read more

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I pulled an adductor during during a large leg press, felt a groinal pop. How long will it likely take to heal in mid-aged diabetic male? Thanks.

I pulled an adductor during during a large leg press, felt a groinal pop.  How long will it likely take to heal in mid-aged diabetic male?  Thanks.

Groinal pop: I don't know how long it might take to heal but I would recommend a visit to your doctor to check your symptoms and clinical findings, then decide what he thinks would be most helpful to lower your pain.

Make sure the doctor also checks your blood sugar in the office, and don't forget to bring the recent blood sugar data to the office. ...Read more

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Pulled groin muscle on leg press. How long will it take to heal?

Pulled groin muscle on leg press. How long will it take to heal?

4-6 weeks.: They can be slow to heal, but don't rush it. You could apply an elastic bandage or wear a pull-up sleeve for a little support as it heals. ...Read more

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How long does a torn quad take to heal?

How long does a torn quad take to heal?

Be patient: Typical muscular quad strains require 8-12 weeks to recover from. Limited activities should be followed during this time period. Regular walking is ok, light biking is ok, to maintain some muscle tone. Start light stretching of quad after 4-6 weeks from injury. No explosive moves, like kicking, jumping or sprinting x 8-12 weeks even if you feel pain free early. ...Read more

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How long does quad tendon grade 2 strain take to fully heal if rehabbing as well?

How long does quad tendon grade 2 strain take to fully heal if rehabbing as well?

Varies: Many variables factor into your healing. The ability to rest, rehab, use of other treatments (bracing, injections, medications), age, diet, genetics, etc. Tendons are slower to heal than muscles because of less blood flow. What one defines as "healing" is important as well. Pain free with typical daily activities versus returning to a vigorous sport such as tennis or basketball. Expect 1-4 months ...Read more

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I have a plate in my leg and recently i bumped my leg and it made a small cut/hole, where i can see the plate slightly. How long will it take to heal?

I have a plate in my leg and recently i bumped my leg and it made a small cut/hole, where i can see the plate slightly.  How long will it take to heal?

See an orthopedist : And do this asap. Since the plate is exposed, it is contaminated with bacteria and possibly other organisms. It may require therapy with antibiotics, removal and a wide variety of other problems may occur. Do not ignore this. It might cost you your leg if it is not taken care of appropriately. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal a broken leg?

How long will it take to heal a broken leg?

Few weeks : 6-8 weeks for adults. Children usually in a about a month. ...Read more

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How long does a pinched nerve in leg take to heal?

How long does a pinched nerve in leg take to heal?

Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a broken leg to heal for an adult one?

How long does it take for a broken leg to heal for an adult one?

It's variable: It depends on which bone in the leg is broken, how bad the break is, if surgery needed to be done. There are a variety of factors that matter. In addition often people are allowed to start walking on the bone (depending on the bone, break, and what was done) even if it isn't 100% "healed". ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 1 year old to heal from a leg injury?

How long does it take for a 1 year old to heal from a leg injury?

Depends : Since I do not know the type of injury, i can't give you specific estimates, but broken bones take on average 6-8 weeks to heal, muscle pulls, ligament, tendon injuries, sometimes as long or longer. Bruises can take a few weeks depending on their depth and lacerations can take as long as a year for the skin to reach equal strength as before although the wound may look normal. ...Read more

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Generally how long would a gunshot wound to the leg take to heal?

Generally how long would a gunshot wound to the leg take to heal?

Depends on tissues: The classic model of wound healing is divided into three or four sequential, yet overlapping,[2] phases: (1) hemostasis (not considered a phase by some authors), (2) inflammation, (3) proliferation and (4) remodeling. If there is still a problem healing the area after 3weeks need to understand where the issue is - 2nd/3rd stage Once the treatment is adjusted wound should heal. Infection is 2nd stg ...Read more

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I want to know how long it would take for a broken leg to heal for that of a 60 yr old woman with an iron to support it inside the leg, thanks.

I want to know how long it would take for a broken leg to heal for that of a 60 yr old woman with an iron to support it inside the leg, thanks.

Complete in 6-12 mon: Healing rate varies somewhat among people but generally slower as we get older. Often a simple fracture needs a about 6-8 wks to heal. Healing starts soon after the injury/surgery but to be "solidly in place" may take about 2-3 months. You may start pt earlier with partial wt bearing, then increase slowly. Healing likely con't for about 1 yr. Consult your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had tissue damage in my leg and knee last year and still can't use my leg fully. How long does this take to heal my dr said a year but no improvement?

I had tissue damage in my leg and knee last year and still can't use my leg fully. How long does this take to heal my dr said a year but no improvement?

New normal?: Some damage may continue to improve over time, but some people never return fully to their pre-injury state. If you are healthy & fit before an injury, your chances of full recovery are better. ...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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Pinched Nerve in the hip and leg, how long it takes to heal?

Pinched Nerve in the hip and leg,  how long it takes to heal?

Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself. ...Read more

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Did deadlifts 2 months ago & had severe back pain 2 wk. Now mild chronic pain. Get sharp pain from spine across back if do deadlift, no leg pain. Other weight exercise ok.Can pulled muscle take +8 weeks to heal?

Did deadlifts 2 months ago & had severe back pain 2 wk. Now mild chronic pain. Get sharp pain from spine across back if do deadlift, no leg pain. Other weight exercise ok.Can pulled muscle take +8 weeks to heal?

Avoid Deadlift: Usually exercises where you are flexed and having to lift heavy weights will make a disc herniations worse. Avoid bending at the waist with weights in hand and avoid twisting motions as well. Yes it can take up to 8 weeks for muscles to heal and can take up to 6months or longer for disc herniations to heal. Be careful. ...Read more