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How long does an interior muscle strain typically last for?

How long does an interior muscle strain typically last for?

Muscle strain: It depends on your general health, the amount of injury or trauma to the muscle, which muscle(s) are involved and the treatment you received. Varies on the severity from several days to several months. ...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 can an interior muscle strain last for?

How long can an interior muscle strain last for?

Depends: Muscle strains are small tears in the muscle. They take 6 weeks to heal, but can take longer if you continue to stretch or tear the area. ...Read more

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How long does an eye strain usually last?

How long does an eye strain usually last?

Depends on the cause: Eye strain caused by the need for glasses will not go away until your eyes are properly corrected. The actual strain can last for minutes to hours after you stop straining your eyes. If you have a persistent discomfort no matter what you do, you should have an examination by your eye doctor. ...Read more

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How long does a muscle that is inflamed generally last?

How long does a muscle that is inflamed generally last?

Not really!: A solatary muscle is rarely primarily inflamed but traumatically inflamed. Because it has been strained. But tendons attaching to a muscle that have been sprained, make the attached muscle feel pain. The course is do to the severity. Initiall rx is always rest, ice, compression, elevation. Afterwards, warmth and nsaids are used. If pain last for more than two weeks see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does the pain from an Achilles tendon rupture usually last?

How long does the pain from an Achilles tendon rupture usually last?

Depends: It depends on how it was treated. Conservative immobilization or surgery. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for abdominal muscle strain to heal?

Depends: It will depend on the cause of the strain, the degree of the strain and how you treat it following the strain. What medications you are on may have an effect as well as your general state of health. Usually a strain to an abdominal wall will be healed in 1-3 weeks. Do you have an abdominal wall hernia or oher hernia? This could be a cause of continued pain. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last for a linear tear to the lower vertebrae after 3 Cortezone shots?

How long does the pain last for a linear tear to the lower vertebrae after 3 Cortezone shots?

First, if you are: talking about epidural steroid injections they really are not indicated for back pain due to disc disease like an annular tear which I believe what you are describing but for a disc herniation causing sciatic pain primarily. Back pain usually is better within several weeks but 10% can become chronic -see an orthopedic spine surgeon for an evaluation if not improving for treatment recommendations ...Read more

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About how long does it usually take for an anterior cruciate ligament strain to heal?

About how long does it usually take for an anterior cruciate ligament strain to heal?

6-12 weeks: An incomplete, but functional, acl tear usually takes approximately 6-12 weeks to heal. A nonfunctional acl tear may require surgical reconstruction. ...Read more

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How long would muscle weakness last after a muscle infection in the shoulder?

Weeks to months: The body can take weeks to months to regain strength after a muscle infection. ...Read more

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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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How long does it typically take to recover from a hip flexor strain?

How long does it typically take to recover from a hip flexor strain?

Flexor strain: A flexor strain may take up to 6 weeks to heal. This can sometimes be associated with labral tearing and/or femoracetabular impingement (fai). Pt can speed up the healing. ...Read more

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How long does therapy for shoulder injury usually last?

How long does therapy for shoulder injury usually last?

Shoulder pt: Length of time for pt of any body part depends upon the problem. On the average most shoulders improve after 6-8 weeks of pt.Those that require surgery take 12 -16 weeks of pt. remember that our shoulder joint is the only one which has 360 degrees of motion . This implies that there r a lot of "steps" in total recovery ...Read more

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How long does the pain normally last for people suffering from tennis elbow/tendonitis?

How long does the pain normally last for people suffering from tennis elbow/tendonitis?

Varies: Some people respond to treatment in a few days to a few weeks, others months. Some do well with therapy, stretching, icing, activity reduction. Others need a cortisone injection, others require surgery. ...Read more

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How long does a can foot usually last?

How long does a can foot usually last?

"Can" foot?: Not familiar with that term. Can you use a different term to explain what you mean? ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to recover from an abdominal hysterectomy?

How long does it usually take to recover from an abdominal hysterectomy?

2-6 weeks: Most patients will be discharged from the hospital 48-72 hours after surgery. Most will be uncomfortable for about 2 weeks and be able to return to work around week 6. ...Read more

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How long can a stress rash last and where does it generally start?

How long can a stress rash last and where does it generally start?

Rash: A rash should be examined. What may be observed as a stress rash might actually be something else. Or you could upload a picture of your rash. ...Read more

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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more


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