Muscle Strain

Muscle strain (pulled muscle) is an overstretching of a muscle. It causes muscle fibers to tear. A muscle strain – often called a pulled muscle – is a common injury that can happen to any muscle in the body, and it can range from mild to severe. A very bad strain can cause a complete muscle tear.


  • Pain or tenderness
  • Redness or bruising
  • Limited motion
  • Muscle spasms
  • Swelling
  • Muscle weakness

Treatment Options

  • Trigger point injections
  • Muscle injections
  • NSAID injections (Ketorolac)