Muscle Strains: Prevention & Treatment

By Ehren Allen, DPT/Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist

Muscle Strains

Muscle strains are injuries or tears in a muscle or tendon.  Muscle strains occur with a quick load to a muscle or tendon.  The risk factors go up when there is weakness or limited flexibility in a muscle or tendon.  This video gives details and answers to questions on muscle strains including:

  • What is a Strain?
  • How does a muscle strain happen?
  • How do you treat a strain?
  • When should you go to the Doctor?

Click this Video Link to our Muscle Strain Video to learn the answers to these questions.

image of woman grabbing her calf with pain from a muscle strain

Muscle strain in the calf
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