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What's the best treatment for a pulled muscle?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: What is pulled muscl
Essentially a pulled muscle, which can also be called a muscle strain, is when a particular muscle is stretched too far or too fast and this causes tiny tears to occur in the muscle fibers.
In other words you of course haven't torn the whole muscle, but you have caused some of the fibers in there to become slightly frayed. Rest, ice, compression compression, elevation, painkillers.

In brief: What is pulled muscl
Essentially a pulled muscle, which can also be called a muscle strain, is when a particular muscle is stretched too far or too fast and this causes tiny tears to occur in the muscle fibers.
In other words you of course haven't torn the whole muscle, but you have caused some of the fibers in there to become slightly frayed. Rest, ice, compression compression, elevation, painkillers.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: RICE
Rest, ice, compression(ace bandage), elevation .
(if swollen). Some prefer to alternate heat and cold every 20 minutes if that works better over the acute phase

In brief: RICE
Rest, ice, compression(ace bandage), elevation .
(if swollen). Some prefer to alternate heat and cold every 20 minutes if that works better over the acute phase
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Dr. Edwin Schuller
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