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Can muscle strain be prevented by stretching?

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Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine
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In brief: For the most part

Most muscle strains occur after inadequate "warming up " before physical activity.
Adequate "warming up" would prepare the athlete or "weekend warrior" for battle.

In brief: For the most part

Most muscle strains occur after inadequate "warming up " before physical activity.
Adequate "warming up" would prepare the athlete or "weekend warrior" for battle.
Dr. Edwin Schuller
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