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How long does it usually take for a quad strain take to heal fully?

Long: Usually 4-10 weeks, depending on the severity of trhe strain. ...Read more

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How can you heal a quad strain fast? should i play in my game today if i have a quad strain

How can you heal a quad strain fast? should i play in my game today if i have a quad strain

Need to rest muscles: If you injure your muscles, it takes a few days to recover. As long as you have pain on walking, the injury is not fully healed....so do not play game(strain) until pain is gone and you have started exercising your Quads without having any pain. ...Read more

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What is the best way to heal a quad strain fast? i did this on Tuesday in my soccer game. and i felt something pull up in my quad again in mylast game

What is the best way to heal a quad strain fast? i did this on Tuesday in my soccer game. and i felt something pull up in my quad again in mylast game

Rest, ice: Quad strains can be very mild (Grade 1) to severe (Grade 3) with severe involving major tearing. Recurrence is common if you return to sprinting too soon. Avoid stretching the quad b/c the muscle is already overstretched. Rest from jogging until you have been pain-free with everyday activities for 5-7 days. Then jogging/biking before sprinting. Do not push through pain. Ice x 20 min 2-4 times/day. ...Read more

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I have a quad strain and every morning l wake up stiff with some pain in my calfs. What is proper sleeping position?

I have a quad strain and every morning l wake up stiff with some pain in my calfs. What is proper sleeping position?

Varies: There is not a "perfect" sleeping position. But many find that sleeping on your side with your knees and hips flexed holding a pillow between the arms and another between the knees to be the most comfortable. You might want to consider a general medical checkup to evaluate your complaints as well. ...Read more

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I got a quad strain in my soccer game yesterday. what could i do to heal it fast? should i play in my game tomorrow or sit out?

I got a quad strain in my soccer game yesterday. what could i do to heal it fast? should i play in my game tomorrow or sit out?

Ask your trainer: As a young woman, you are at real risk of significant knee injurie,s and this is a major muscle protecting parts of the the knee. If you were my daughter, I would keep you out. A coach should care more about your health than any game or games. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a quad strain. i felt a pain in my upper leg during my soccer game yesterday. what could that be?

What are the symptoms of a quad strain. i felt a pain in my upper leg during my soccer game yesterday. what could that be?

Quad strain?: What are the symptoms of a quad strain. i felt a pain in my upper leg during my soccer game yesterday. what could that be? ANS: the symptoms vary and need to see/examine.available for video consult now so can get better idea of what the problem is till 4 AM PCT. ...Read more

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I have a chronic quad strain. But a clear MRI. It has been 1 year. I run track at a D1 institution. How do I heal it for good?? PT has not worked.

I have a chronic quad strain. But a clear MRI. It has been 1 year. I run track at a D1 institution. How do I heal it for good?? PT has not worked.

Quadriceps strain: As a sports radiologist, I have seen muscle tears missed on MRI because the area of injury wasn't included in the images. Seek a second opinion for your MRI to be sure. Persistent pain after a year suggests that you are either re-injuring the same region so that it doesn't heal properly, or the initial injury was more severe then your doctor believes. Has your PT tried therapeutic ultrasound? ...Read more

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Pubic symphysis adjustment for chronic quad strain results in hypersensitivity of muscle and nerves in leg. Is this a quad problem still? or pubic?

Pubic symphysis adjustment for chronic quad strain results in hypersensitivity of muscle and nerves in leg. Is this a quad problem still? or pubic?

See below: Sounds like you're only seeing a chiropractor for this. These could be two separate problems. I would recommend seeing an orthopedist or physical medicine and rehabilitation physician for a second opinion. ...Read more