Muscle strain injuries: clinical and basic aspects.

  title={Muscle strain injuries: clinical and basic aspects.},
  author={W. E. Garrett},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={22 4},
  • W. E. Garrett
  • Published 1990 in Medicine and science in sports and exercise
Indirect or strain injury to muscle is a common cause of athletic disability. Strain injuries often occur during powerful muscle eccentric contractions. Clinical studies suggest that most injuries cause partial disruption of certain characteristic muscles. Diagnostic imaging studies can demonstrate the location of many injuries. Laboratory studies show that partial and complete injuries exhibit disruption of muscle fibers near the muscle-tendon junction. Healing of partial injuries is… CONTINUE READING

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