Muscle injury is when your muscle gets strained or pulled causing an inflammation or a tear. This happens when your muscles are overstretched. Fatigue, over or improper use of the muscles can cause this injury. The symptoms of the condition include sudden onset of pain, muscle soreness, limited or restricted movement, swelling and stiffness of the muscles.
HOW IS MUSCLE INJURY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Muscle Injury depends on the symptoms and severity. The general physician may enquire about recent physical exercise or accident. Imaging tests like X-rays and MRI scans are useful in assessing the damage to muscles.
HOW IS MUSCLE INJURY TREATED?
Treatment involves the conventional method of using pain relievers along with physical therapy. Using ice and splints can be helpful.
DID YOU KNOW?
If rest and relaxation is not done during muscle injuries, it could lead to permanent damage to the tissues.