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What should you do about a butt muscle strain?

What should you do about a butt muscle strain?

Rest and NSAIDs: Treat all sprains and strains with "rice" - rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Nsaids include Ibuprofen adn naproxyn. Muscle strains can take 6-12 weeks to heal. This is a large muscle so it will probably take closer to 10-12 weeks. Pain in this area may be from piriformis syndrome or sciatica, a sign of a pinched nerve in your back. If symptoms persiste, see a doctor. ...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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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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Having mid/lower back pain. Now the pain after a week its starting to move into hip/buttocks after a car wreak. Thoughts besides muscle strain?

Having mid/lower back pain. Now the pain after a week its starting to move into hip/buttocks after a car wreak. Thoughts besides muscle strain?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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The run upto my period my left buttock hurts almost like a muscle strain.. Why is this? It's only near a period? 29yrs old. :)

The run upto my period my left buttock hurts almost like a muscle strain.. Why is this? It's only near a period? 29yrs old. :)

Ano rectal muscles: while menstruation is associated with cramps and bloating, some people also have specific muscles in the pelvic floor that can cause this pain when irritated. This can be checked by proctologists, or your gynecologist. Treatments may be pelvic floor rebalancing therapy by physical therapy, manual stretching, injections, or suppositories to relax muscles ...Read more

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I was told i had muscle strain in lower back about a month ago it hurts sometimes on and off but mainly when i'm standing too long or sat in softchair

I was told i had muscle strain in lower back about a month ago it hurts sometimes on and off but mainly when i'm standing too long or sat in softchair

Family practice : You have a strained back or a pulled muscle. You get spasms they come on when its further strained. It's a protective mechanism to prevent further injury. Ice/heat intermittently , muscle relaxants, and antiinflamatories may be helpful. Physical therapy if it persists. X-ray or MRI if you have pain down your legs suggestive of a bulging disc. ...Read more

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Is having muscle strain something to worry about? My wife is upset since my son's doctor visit.

Most likely not: Children with muscles stain usually do okay by conservative treatment, in rear occasion they need surgery. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can a pelvic floor muscle strain be felt around the anus area? Please tell me what i need to know about a pelvic floor injury from work outs. Thanks.

Can a pelvic floor muscle strain be felt around the anus area? Please tell me what i need to know about a pelvic floor injury from work outs. Thanks.

Yes: Check with your family doc or gyn as well, but you can get a thorough evaluation from a women's health physical therapist as well. Check here: www.Womenshealthapta.Org/plp/index.Cfm in the interest of full disclosure, I am a lung doctor, but my wife is a pelvic therapist. ...Read more

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For about two weeks from my elbow to the top of my hand I can feel muscle strain what can be causing this?

For about two weeks from my elbow to the top of my hand I can feel muscle strain what can be causing this?

A STRAINED BRACIORA-: -DIALIS can cause ulnar nerve symptoms. with elbow 2 90 degrees @ side thumb pointing up. it is the muscle just 2 the outside of midline. nerve exits from under it @ mid 4arm. sensory nerve innervates the back of the thumb & index & the space between. no motor ( muscle) involved in the hand. tap along the path nerve mid 4are to snuff box and may feel zingers. not treatment, just rest & wait. ...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


Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more