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How to heal a pulled hamstring?

How to heal a pulled hamstring?

It depends: on whether the tear is at origin/insertion versus intra-muscular. Please see a professional who will do a thorough exam and possible diagnostic imaging. ...Read more

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How can I heal a pulled hamstring.?

See below: rest, physical therapy, anti inflammatory medications. If it does not improve, then you will need an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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How long should a pulled hamstring hurt for?

How long should a pulled hamstring hurt for?

3 months at least: Muscle recovery is variable soft tissue is jealed at6weeks but pain and tightness can persist for a very long time how much tissue was injuried varies as well. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a pulled hamstring last?

On average, how long will a pulled hamstring last?

Depends on factors:: Like severity of the injury, treatment protocol & how well is it followed, & whether a supervised pt is done or not? Your orthopod can best advise you. ...Read more

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How long should I take off work for a pulled hamstring?

How long should I take off work for a pulled hamstring?

Depends: Depends on what kind of work and how bad the pull is. In general muscle strains take about 6 weeks to heal. If one can walk with crutches, and does a sedentary job, only a few days off may be needed. If job is manual labor expect to take off 4 to 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How can I heal a pulled hamstring muscle quickly?

How can I heal a pulled hamstring muscle quickly?

Physical therapy: Mainstay of treating strained or pulled muscles is with physical therapy. Treatments such as platelet rich plasma (prp) injections are largely unproven to be effective although there are some remarkable success stories anecdotally. ...Read more

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How is a pulled hamstring treated?

How is a pulled hamstring treated?

Physical Therapy: Physical therapy is the mainstay of treating a pulled or strained hamstring. Expect about 3-4wks for it to heal. ...Read more

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How can I treat a pulled hamstring?

How can I treat a pulled hamstring?

Rest: crutches,rest, ice. when improves can start PT with stretching and strengthening. can resume sports when completely asymptomatic. should take about 6 weeks until full activity ...Read more