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What are good rehab exercises to do after an oblique strain?

What are good rehab exercises to do after an oblique strain?

Stretch: Most muscle strains are relieved with resting the part. Massage myofascial releases and modalities such as warmth hydrotherapy therapeutic ultrasound or tetanizing galvanic current help tremendously. Avoid repetitive microtraumatization and begin and end exercise with stretching sessions. ...Read more

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Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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How to treat an oblique strain heat or ice?

How to treat an oblique strain heat or ice?

For muscle strains: I would recommend doing which ever feels better to you. The research has not proven one benefitting more than the other for muscle strains, and this has been extensively researched. Although they both should help, each person is different and some people respond better to heat, some ice. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor do I see for oblique muscle strain?

What kind of doctor do I see for oblique muscle strain?

Pmr doc for muscles: The obliques are chest wall muscles that assist in breathing. Strain for these can be treated by physical medicine or sports doctors easily. Generally anti inflammatories and possibly muscle relaxants will help initially. Ice pak or massage if very sore will decrease pain. After stabilization, exercises can help prevent further injuries. ...Read more

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During a golf swing felt a pull on my right oblique -still played a bit more after the fact and was okay-woke up today and almost fells sore/strain ?

During a golf swing felt a pull on my right oblique -still played a bit more after the fact and was okay-woke up today and almost fells sore/strain ?

It's very common for: ...a minor sprain or strain to feel worse the next day. As the body attempts to repair the injury, it increases blood flow, inflammatory substances and material for the repair. It's similar to a sunburn you feel AFTER the damage is done. Keep the joint moving but don't stress it too much. Apply ice for a couple of days then heat followed by gentle movement. You should be fine in a week or so. ...Read more

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Can an external abdominal oblique strain cause rib and back pain?

Can an external abdominal oblique strain cause rib and back pain?

Possibly: This muscle has attachments to the ribs and some strong connective tissue in the lower back. Pain would be increased with a motion similar to a situp with added twisting motion at the same time. Muscle strains will improve with time and relative rest. If no improvement in a few weeks then get checked out by your doc. ...Read more

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I have an abdominal/oblique strain, pretty painful.Taking mobic for 2 days.I am a mother of toddler so hard to rest, should I wrap up? Healing time?

I have an abdominal/oblique strain, pretty painful.Taking mobic for 2 days.I am a mother of toddler so hard to rest, should I wrap up? Healing time?

Weeks: Most musculoskeletal pains/strains/sprains can take weeks to fully recover from. Oblique strains are no joke - they will cause many professional athletes to miss games! Wraps/binding can help though should be very temporary. It is most important to continue to stabilize the area with core stabilization. Having help with the little one would definitely help, though! ...Read more

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Need to rest strained ab/oblique muscles to heal?Or wrap them?Wks of pain my dr isnt giving any specifics on healing time or what to do.Please help.

Rest: Strained abdominal muscles heal more quickly when they are rested (repeated exercise can re-traumatize the area). Over the counter pain medication can also help. Wrapping does not typically help. With rest, should get better in 1 week or so. ...Read more

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How long is the rehabilitation period?

How long is the rehabilitation period?

Depends: Hi fmuprhy, you need to specify a little more, rehabilitation for what condition. Rehabilitation for a minor sprain/strain may only be a couple of weeks, whereas rehabilitation for a stroke or spinal cord injury could take several months in an inpatient setting. ...Read more

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