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How do I recover from an mid to upper quad injury?

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Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Sports Medicine
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In brief: RICE

When you strain muscles the best first thing to do is the "rice" principle.
Rest, ice, compression, elevation. The next step is to get involved in a recovery program that includes stretching and strengthening that begins slow and progresses as your muscle heals. If things don't get better after 4-6 weeks then i would suggest getting evaluated by a physician.

In brief: RICE

When you strain muscles the best first thing to do is the "rice" principle.
Rest, ice, compression, elevation. The next step is to get involved in a recovery program that includes stretching and strengthening that begins slow and progresses as your muscle heals. If things don't get better after 4-6 weeks then i would suggest getting evaluated by a physician.
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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Depends on RICE and

By use of nsaids for pain and swelling.
Rice=rest, ice, compression and elevation of the extremity, to allow the acute symptoms to subside, for the first 3-5 days, then heat packs would probably help in relieving the symptoms. Pt for stretching & strengthening exercises would help. See an orhopod to get this started.

In brief: Depends on RICE and

By use of nsaids for pain and swelling.
Rice=rest, ice, compression and elevation of the extremity, to allow the acute symptoms to subside, for the first 3-5 days, then heat packs would probably help in relieving the symptoms. Pt for stretching & strengthening exercises would help. See an orhopod to get this started.
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