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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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
6-10 weeks: Depending on the treatment 6-10 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Months: A muscle tear, if not through and through, can take from 6-8 weeks to heal well enough to use the muscle. Complete use may require up to 6 months of rest and physical therapy. Best to have your doctor or a physical therapist monitor recovery before putting any major strain on the muscle. ...Read more
Wide range: At the worst, some don't heal w/o surgery or at all. But those are the rare, severe ones. Usually by 8 - 10 weeks you'll be past it. But there are so many variables. Your original condition, how bad it was, how healthy you are, how protected you keep it, etc., etc. Live extra healthy - no bad habits + good nutrition, rest, etc., Be patient! Best! ...Read more
I severely strained my calf muscle due to a freak accident. I can put weight on it with crutches. How long will it take for the strain to fully heal?
6-8 weeks: If you only strained the muscle 6-8 weeks to completely heal. If you think it is a serious tear or something more please have it checked by a physician. ...Read more
They won't: Even at bedrest, you can perform arm and leg exercises to keep the muscle tone intact. ...Read more
I tore my Gastrocnemius muscle and I was just wondering about how long it would take before I could have full mobility of my leg again?
That hurts!!: If it's for sure that muscle, then a few weeks. You'll know because it will be feeling a lot better, especially when you stand on your toes.When it's feeling a little better, very gentle stretching will help it heal without getting too stiff. if you tore it way down by your heel, the tendon may be involved and that will need more care. Tendons heal more slowly. Motrin and icing will help too. ...Read more
I feel pain in my shoulders,back,legs and feet and often get a muscle pull,I am taking wilgesic tablet and it releives symptoms temporarily......what should be done?would it be helpful to take mineral supplements?
Worth trying: .. especially those supplements with high concentration of electrolytes (potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium), which tend to trigger muscle pulls if their levels are low. If you are active, like an athlete, sweating and the resulting fluid loss is #1 cause of muscle cramps. You need to hydrate!! If recurrent pulls occur in odd places, visit the nearest healthcare professional for attention! ...Read more
My thigh muscles feel like they are pulled, and my legs feel very weak, without obvious cause could this be low potassium, as i take
Depends...: On the severity of the injuries and the type of job that you have. ...Read more
I recently sustain a muscles tire from training at the back of my shin bone, what medicine should I take, how long should I rest the leg?
I have just had back surgery to take pressure off my nerves 3 days ago. Is it normal to have muscle pain in your leg while it heals?
Advice as a patient: Experienced this firsthand. Don't despair. It gets better. I'm symptom-free 7+ years later. Even with success, you may still get occasional symptoms. Best advice, maintain normal weight as best you can and stay active. When i got lazy and gained weight, my symptoms started flaring up until i lost it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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