Muscle Strains

What are Muscle Strains? By: Becca Kuhel

What causes Muscle Strains and What are the Symptoms?

Causes -
  • Daily life activities
  • Heavy lifting
  • Sports

Symptoms -
  • Pain when resting
  • Weakness
  • Not being able to move the muscle
  • Swelling/Bruising

Whats going wrong to cause the symptoms?

Tearing the muscle fibers and the tendons attached to the muscle.

Treaments and Cures

Prevention and Interesting Fact

How can this be prevented?

  • Lift heavy objects carefully.
  • Exercise regularly
  • Have good posture when sitting.

Interesting Fact!

Muscles are the most dense thing in your body!!