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How long will it typically take to recover from a strained muscle?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: A few days

Depending on the muscle and the severity of strain, it may take a few days to 1-2 weeks for an uncomplicated strain.

In brief: A few days

Depending on the muscle and the severity of strain, it may take a few days to 1-2 weeks for an uncomplicated strain.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Recovery

The recovery for a "strain" varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured.
Rest ice compression elevation for the injury will aid in the recovery process. If you fail to improve, seeing an orthopaedic specialist may be required.

In brief: Recovery

The recovery for a "strain" varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured.
Rest ice compression elevation for the injury will aid in the recovery process. If you fail to improve, seeing an orthopaedic specialist may be required.
Dr. Mark Galland
Dr. Mark Galland
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