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Doctor insights on: Hpw Long Does It Take For Muscle Strains In Your Back To Heal

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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 does it take to heal a muscle strain?

How long does it take to heal a muscle strain?

Depends on tear: This really depends on what muscle was involved and what grade of tear (strain) is involved. Rather than immobilization, gentle mobilization exercises are helpful to prevent scarring and possible chronic pain. Typically, a grade 3 tear, it can take 8-12 weeks to completely heal. Obviously, with lesser injury. Working with a physical therapist or certified athletic trainer can be helpful. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a muscle to heal after a strain?

How long is it supposed to it take for a muscle to heal after a strain?

2-6 weeks: Minor sprains would need about 1-3 weeks, while more severe ones may take 4-6 weeks, as long as the correct diagnosis is a sprain only. ...Read more

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How long it takes for muscle strain in calf to heal ?

How long it takes for muscle strain in calf to heal ?

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

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How long can it take for a muscle strain to heal?

How long can it take for a muscle strain to heal?

Depends on where: Muscle strains are tears of muscle. Therefore which muscle and how many fibers will change the timeline. ...Read more

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I have a muscle strain in my back very painful feels like it's not healing after 5 days how long should I expect it to take?

I have a muscle strain in my back very painful feels like it's not healing after 5 days how long should I expect it to take?

10-14 days: Most muscular strains of the back should be completely resolved by 10-14 days. If it does not get better at that point, or if the pain starts going down the leg, then it suggests something else may be going on, such as a disc herniation. Consider being seen. Thank you. ...Read more