Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injury: A Review

  title={Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Injury: A Review},
  author={L. Baoge and E. Van Den Steen and Steven Rimbaut and Napoleon Philips and Erik E. Witvrouw and Karl Fredrik Almqvist and Guy G. Vanderstraeten and Luc C Vanden Bossche},
  booktitle={ISRN orthopedics},
Skeletal muscle injuries are the most common sports-related injuries and present a challenge in primary care and sports medicine. Most types of muscle injuries would follow three stages: the acute inflammatory and degenerative phase, the repair phase and the remodeling phase. Present conservative treatment includes RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation), nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and physical therapy. However, if use improper, NSAIDs may suppress an essential inflammatory… CONTINUE READING
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