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How does a muscle strain feel compared to a torn muscle?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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In brief: Stretching

A muscle strain is an excessive stretching of the muscle fibers.
A partial tearing of muscle fibers might be difficult to differentiate from a strain, where as a complete tear would result in a probable impairment of function. The tear might be felt.

In brief: Stretching

A muscle strain is an excessive stretching of the muscle fibers.
A partial tearing of muscle fibers might be difficult to differentiate from a strain, where as a complete tear would result in a probable impairment of function. The tear might be felt.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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