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Treatment For Pulled Thigh Muscle
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
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
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
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
You means quadriceps: If this what you means it need more information. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
Is deep tissue massage better than physical therapy for a hurt hamstring and the gluteus maximus ? ?
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