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I've seem to pull a muscle . What can I do to treat this?

I've seem to pull a muscle . What can I do to treat this?

RICE: For an acute muscle strain, i recommend rice: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Do no strenuous activity (even no excessive stretching) for a couple days and ease the muscle back to daily use. Ice pack or ice massage during the first 48 hours: 10-15 min each hour while awake. Gently wrap the muscle (ace bandage or compression sleeve). Elevate the limb to decrease swelling. ...Read more

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

-exposed 2 forces beyond it's ability 2 handle, it causes damage R the muscle. Just like a bruise. It is first a stretch with reversibility 2 recover fully if left alone 4 a while. 2'nd is actual tear of some muscle fibers & need a longer time 2 heal, & can if big enough scar & lead 2 pain & easily aggravated . 3'rd is total tear, which can not B repaired. Also 3'rd can ...Read more


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What can I do to treat a muscle strain in my leg?

What can I do to treat a muscle strain in my leg?

Leg sprain: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, plus checkup by your pcp. ...Read more

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What does it mean to 'pull' a muscle?

What does it mean to 'pull' a muscle?

A stretch injury: You over stretch a muscle that was not warmed up or was to rapidly elongated and the microfibers of the muscle instead of normally elongating, tear apart and then need to heal. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you pull a muscle?

A Strain: Or a pulled muscle is tears within muscle fibers caused by muscle that is stretched too far. ...Read more

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Can i pull a muscle in my shoulder?

Yes.: You can strain a variety of muscles in the shoulder region. The deltoid, trapezius, pectoralis major, rhomboids and rotator cuff muscles, can all be strained with excessive activity. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pull a muscle in my shoulder blades?

Is it possible to pull a muscle in my shoulder blades?

Yes: And depending on how much discomfort, and how long this has gone on, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you pull a muscle in your finger?

Can you pull a muscle in your finger?

Not likely. : The fingers themselves don't have muscles inside them. They do have tendons, bones, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves. The muscles that control the fingers are in the forearm and palm. If you have soreness in the finger itself it could be do ligament injury, fracture, or tendon injury. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pull a muscle in your forehead?

No: As the forehead muscles are tightly attached to the skin the only way for this to happen is by laceration through the entire skin thickness. ...Read more

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