Pulled Muscle

Injuries are part of life for people with physically demanding jobs or hobbies. You may be in the middle of your work or training routine when you suddenly feel a surge of muscle pain and latter find out that it is due to a pulled muscle. Here at Druzbik Family Chiropractic, we present Statesville, NC, residents with holistic and natural treatment options for their muscle injuries.


What Is a Pulled Muscle?

A pulled muscle is also known as a muscle strain. It can be a work injury or sport injury you sustain from frequently using the same muscles and ligaments while exercising. It may also be a byproduct of placing excessive strain on your muscle or tendon while performing a certain action outside of work or sports. An example of that would be trying to lift a heavy object and pulling a muscle in your back.

Symptoms associated with muscle strains can be quite disruptive your life. Even just the muscle pain itself can be difficult to deal with.  Along with muscle pain, a pulled muscle is also known to cause swelling, causing you to have a harder time moving around as the swelling increases. Your affected muscles may also feel weaker due to the injury.

How Can a Chiropractor Treat Your Muscle Strain?

A chiropractor on our team can provide different types of treatment to help you get relief and healing without resorting to medication or surgery.

Soft tissue mobilization may be one treatment we use to help you heal. Mobilization can help improve blood flow around the injured muscle and help speed up your rate of recovery as well as help release built up tension in the muscle itself.

A chiropractor on our chiropractic care team can also administer chiropractic adjustments to help you heal. These adjustments can help improve circulation, help improve nerve function, and potentially help promote general health and wellbeing.

Lastly, a chiropractor on our chiropractic care team can also teach you exercises to strengthen your muscles. Apart from potentially promoting natural recovery, the exercises can also help you avoid more muscle strains in the future.

Get Sport Injury, Muscle Pain, and Muscle Strain Treatment from a Chiropractor Near You

Get help experiencing relief from your pulled muscle by partnering with us at Druzbik Family Chiropractic. Visit our clinic in Statesville, NC, and let us help you take care of that injury as soon as possible. Call us at (704) 878-9744 for sport injury, muscle pain, and muscle strain treatment from a chiropractor near you.

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