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How should I treat my pulled quad?

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Dr. Keith Joe
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: RICE

Start with rest/ice/nsaid (motrin/naprosyn)/elevation.
Then as the pain settles down you can work on easy rehab: start with easy low impact exercise and light strengthening.

In brief: RICE

Start with rest/ice/nsaid (motrin/naprosyn)/elevation.
Then as the pain settles down you can work on easy rehab: start with easy low impact exercise and light strengthening.
Dr. Keith Joe
Dr. Keith Joe
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Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: R.I.C.E. and Rehab

Always seek medical evaluation if your condition does not improve with treatment.
Briefly, care for a quad strain should initially involve ice, rest, and a compressive wrap. Early range of motion is important when pain allows, followed by gradual strengthening exercises and methodical and controlled increase in activities. Medications and physical therapy can be helpful as well.

In brief: R.I.C.E. and Rehab

Always seek medical evaluation if your condition does not improve with treatment.
Briefly, care for a quad strain should initially involve ice, rest, and a compressive wrap. Early range of motion is important when pain allows, followed by gradual strengthening exercises and methodical and controlled increase in activities. Medications and physical therapy can be helpful as well.
Dr. Vishal Shah
Dr. Vishal Shah
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