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I have strained the back of my thigh muscle. Do I rest it or work it?

Keep it mobile but don't stretch or work it. My wife strained her calf muscle running, and took ...
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I have strained groin. How will I know when it's safe to exercise again?

Soft tissue injury of that nature should be rested for a month. After that, return to a gentler ...
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I think I have a calf strain, but the outer ankle above the bone feels bruised too. Is that part of the achilles or something else?

It may be that you've pulled a tendon connecting the muscles of the calf to the foot when you ...
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Foods such as red meat and dairy products and drinks such as caffeine and alcohol can all trigger inflammation which can increase muscle and joint pain.

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