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Sensible advice on how to treat a pulled muscle from Shape Magazine.

Sensible advice on how to treat a pulled muscle from Shape Magazine. If you ever pulled a muscle, you know how painful it can be.   It is more common to pull muscles in the lower body while running, cutting or stepping.   Typically, a pulled muscle occurs when you are much tighter than you realize and the impact puts enough stress on the area to rip the muscle fibers. A typical muscle pull can require up to 6 weeks of recovery time, as the muscle fibers heal.   The first few days can be intensely painful, especially when it involves the quadriceps, Read More »