Doctors for Muscular Injuries in Paravoor Road, Kochi
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Muscle injuries are commonly referred to as “strains” or “pulls.”There are 3 types of muscle injuries:
• Contusions: caused by impact to a muscle. Muscle fibres compressed in this manner can become irritated and even torn.
• Elongation: caused when a muscle is stretched beyond its capacity. Certain muscle fibres can also become torn in this manner.
• Strain: caused when intense and rapid contraction is demanded of a muscle. Such contractions can be too strong, and muscle fibres may be unable to resist.
HOW IS MUSCULAR INJURIES DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of muscular injury depends on the symptoms and severity of injury. The physiotherapist may enquire about recent overstraining of muscles due to physical exercise or accident. Imaging tests like X-rays and MRI scans are useful in assessing the damage to muscles.
HOW IS MUSCULAR INJURIES TREATED?
While most of the Muscular Injuries can be successfully treated at home, however, in a severe case of Muscular Injuries, doctors may prescribe physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medication to reduce the pain in the muscle.
DID YOU KNOW?
Many athletes are able to return to their previous level of competition, but since scar tissue forms at the site of injury, they may susceptible to another injury at that location.