Treatment for a Pulled Leg Muscle
The most commonly pulled leg muscles are the calf, which is on the lower leg behind the shin bone; the quad, or thigh muscle; and the hamstring, which is on the back of the thigh. Muscle pulls have varying degrees of severity, typically ranging from...
A muscle strain (muscle pull or tear) is a common injury, particularly among
people who participate in sports. The thigh has three sets of strong muscles: the ...
May 6, 2014 ... Elevate the injured area to decrease swelling. Prop up a strained leg muscle
while sitting, for example. Activities that increase muscle pain or ...
A muscle strain is a stretch or tear of muscle fibers. In the leg, muscle strains
happen when a muscle is either stretched beyond its limits or forced into extreme
The signs of a calf strain are also similar to that of an Achilles tendon rupture - you may think you've just been hit in the back of the leg
and hear an audible "pop." Calf strains may be minor or very severe and are typically graded as follows:
Grade 1 Calf Strain: T... More »
Mar 22, 2015 ... A thigh strain refers to an injury where the fibres in a quadriceps muscles are
overstretched. Once the fibers are overstretched to a certain point, ...
May 21, 2015 ... Pain that occurs in the calf muscle on the lower part of the leg often is the result of
a pulled or torn calf muscle. A torn calf muscle is similar to an ...
Sep 12, 2012 ... Strains can happen in any muscle, but are most common in your lower back,
neck, shoulder, and hamstring (the muscle behind your thigh).
Apr 24, 2015 ... Muscle strain typically involves varying degrees of injury to tiny blood vessels. ...
Prop up a strained leg muscle while sitting, for example.
A pulled or strained muscle is one that has been overstretched due to ... If you
pulled a muscle in your leg, rest it on an ottoman or chair while you're sitting. If