Symptoms of muscle strain range from a mild ache to debilitating pain and can include:
- Swelling, bruising or redness
- Pain at rest
- Pain when the specific muscle or the joint in relation to that muscle is used
- Weakness of the muscles or tendons
- Inability to use the muscle
At PMIR Medical Center, we understand that pain is a complex condition that affects the whole person—body, mind and spirit. We provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to treatment, customizing the most effective treatment plans for our patients and empowering them to become a collaborative partner in their recovery process.
Muscle strains generally heal over time, in as little as a few days to a few weeks. Application of ice immediately following a muscle strain can reduce your pain and swelling. Avoiding activities that can cause additional pain or swelling is also important.
We offer treatment options for muscle strain that include: