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?
An Orthopedic Surgeon/General Physician diagnoses Muscle Injury by conducting a physical examination, X-Ray, and MRI scans to check the stiffness of the muscles.
HOW IS MUSCLE INJURY TREATED?
While most of the Muscle Injuries can be successfully treated at home, however, in a severe case of Muscle Injury, doctors may prescribe physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medication to reduce the pain in the muscle.
DID YOU KNOW?
Adequate rest helps in faster recovery of Muscle Injury