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Is it ok to lift weights with a pulled muscle?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Let it heal first..

If your muscle is injured, give it a chance to heal before working it too much which may further injurying it causing more problems.
Gentle stretching/range of motion is advised, warm massage, rest, motrin/aleve for few days to allow healing. Then resume activities slowly to minimize injruy. If you have severe symptoms, consult your doc...Good luck.

In brief: Let it heal first..

If your muscle is injured, give it a chance to heal before working it too much which may further injurying it causing more problems.
Gentle stretching/range of motion is advised, warm massage, rest, motrin/aleve for few days to allow healing. Then resume activities slowly to minimize injruy. If you have severe symptoms, consult your doc...Good luck.
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