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Strains

A strain is a mild injury caused by overstretching muscles, ligaments, or tendons. Most strains respond well to home treatment and heal on their own.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as of June 27, 2012

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Last Updated: June 27, 2012
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