Understanding Muscle Strains

By Jason Wright April 15, 2023

Understanding Muscle Strains

Posted in by Jason Wright on April 15, 2023.

We’ve spent time in the past talking about specific types of strains. Hamstrings, rotator cuff, quads – you name it. Pretty much any muscle can suffer from a strain when placed under a high enough load or high enough stretch. 

What is the difference between a Muscle Strain or Tear

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So we figured this week might be a good opportunity to talk about the basic principles of recovering from muscle strains. Because – believe it or not – the treatment is pretty consistent from muscle to muscle.

How long does it take to heal?

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That’s part of what makes a muscle strain a “convenient” injury (as far as injuries go, that is). Because we have a very clear idea from the outset from your recovery will look like. Here’s the first thing we can say: in most cases, we’re talking a 6 week rehab period. 

How to manage your pain

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If you have a muscle strain or any other issues please book a consultation at JW Physical Health

More Information About Understanding Muscle Strains

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