Muscle Strain (cont.)
When to Seek Medical Care
If you have a significant muscle injury (or if the home care methods bring no relief in 24 hours), call your doctor.
If you hear a "popping" sound with the injury, cannot walk, or there is significant swelling, pain, fever, or open cuts,
you should be examined in a hospital's emergency department.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/21/2014
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