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Treatment for a pulled thigh mus, le?

Treatment for a pulled thigh mus, le?

See below: Rest but some activity, use heat or ice depending how acute the injury, and pain relievers such tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaids (depending on your underlying health conditions. See your doctor if symptoms worsen or persist. ...Read more

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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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What is the treatment for torn calf muscle?

What is the treatment for torn calf muscle?

Rest,ice: Usually the injury is a muscle that is partially torn treatment is ice , crutches, nsaids and pt a significant calf tear will take up to 6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for buttocks muscle strain?

What is the treatment for buttocks muscle strain?

Physical therapy: Buttock muscle strain is best treated with physical therapy, which includes relative rest, ice, flexibility and strengthening exercises. If it does not get better in a few days seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Treatment for painful biceps and shoulder muscles?

Treatment for painful biceps and shoulder muscles?

Muscle pain: What caused the pain? Working out? Sports? Heavy lifting? Any restriction in range of motion? Moist heat can help relax tense muscles. Nsaid (advil/motrin/aleve/etc) can reduce pain & inflammation. If no improvement, or if roms are decreased, see fp/orthopedics/sports medicine for evaluation & treatment options. ...Read more

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How do a pulled calf muscle and a cramped calf muscle differ?

How do a pulled calf muscle and a cramped calf muscle differ?

Cramps go away: A pulled muscle is painful and is due to an injury. A cramp can be from dehydration or a drug side effect. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between a muscle strain and sprain? what is the treatment for both? I injured my thigh muscle working out.

Is there a difference between a muscle strain and sprain? what is the treatment for both? I injured my thigh muscle working out.

Difference: A sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament. A strain is an injury to a muscle and/or tendons. Rest, ice, compression and elevation are used to address both types of injuries(for the most part.) But the nuance of treatment really depends on the exact nature of your injury. ...Read more

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Pain in both buttocks, between glutes and hamstring. If massaged there is a tenderspot. Possible muscle strain? Been going on for 2 weeks. Causes?

Pain in both buttocks, between glutes and hamstring. If massaged there is a tenderspot. Possible muscle strain? Been going on for 2 weeks. Causes?

Injuries?: If on both sides most likely not strains. Especially if no injuries. You are young so there might be some ergonomic issues. Have to rule out lumbar spine problem with possible pinched nerves. This would be the most likely. Should get checked out if persists. ...Read more

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I pulled the extensor muscle in my knee. Any treatment?

I pulled the extensor muscle in my knee. Any treatment?

You means quadriceps: If this what you means it need more information. ...Read more

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Which excercises for a pulled hamstring are considered effective?

Hamstring exercises: Gentle range of motion such as a stationary bike can be helpful. Stretching exercises to regain motion and prevent scarring within the muscle as also helpful. ...Read more

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What to do for a pulled muscle like hamstring?

What to do for a pulled muscle like hamstring?

Rest: Ice elevation compression gentle stretching and massage along with gentle active recovery. If still bothering you in a few days see an ortho doc. ...Read more

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What are good exercieses for a pulled groin muscle?

What are good exercieses for a pulled groin muscle?

Time: First must heal the muscle, then stretch the muscles in the area, then finally can strengthen muscles. Squats are good for strengthening. ...Read more

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What type of knee brace should be used for a pulled muscle and possibly arthritis?

What type of knee brace should be used for a pulled muscle and possibly arthritis?

Depends: Would suggest making decision based on X-ray results. If there is degeneration noted on x-ray, is it worse in the medial or lateral compartment of the knee? This would determine if you need a medial or lateral unloader brace. ...Read more

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Best muscle relaxers for muscle pain?

Best muscle relaxers for muscle pain?

Ask your PCP : Various drugs have been developed to affect the muscle contraction. Commonly used centrally acting muscle relaxants includes Lioresal, Soma, Flexeril, Skelaxin, (metaxalone) and Robaxin. Infrequently used muscle relaxants include Norflex) and Zanaflex. Many side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, headache and lethargy. Ask your PCP to adjust the medication for your needs. ...Read more

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What's the best relief for a pulled muscle causing sciatica ?

What's the best relief for a pulled muscle causing sciatica 
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Sciatica not muscle: Sciatica 90% of the time involves inflammation or compression of a nerve from low back/lumbar spine. The sciatic nerve is in the buttocks and travels down the back of the leg. A muscle strain very rarely causes sciatic nerve problems. Oral or injectable steroids are often the best options to provide more rapid relief. If I can help, then join my care team at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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What's the best physical therapy for an upper quad muscle injury?

What's the best physical therapy for an upper quad muscle injury?

Quad injury: Initially for any injury you want to ice, rest and elevate for the first 24-48 hours. Add in nsaids like ibuprofen. Once pain has diminished, start gentle stretching of the quads - after injury we tend to get tight b/c of disuse. After a week, you can add in isometric exercises: wall sits are great. Gradually increase strength exercises w/ weights and squats to prevent reinjury. Good luck! ...Read more