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Gluteal Strain

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by LaRusso L

(Pulled Gluteal Muscle)

 

Diagnosis

The doctor will ask you about your symptoms and medical history. A physical exam will be done.
Muscle strains are graded according to their severity:
  • Grade 1—Some stretching with micro-tearing of muscle fibers.
  • Grade 2—Partial tearing of muscle fibers.
  • Grade 3—Complete tearing of muscle fibers. This may also be called a rupture or avulsion.
 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor
http://familydoctor.org

American College of Sports Medicine
http://acsm.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Public Health Agency of Canada
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

Canadian Physiotherapy Association
http://www.physiotherapy.ca

 

References


Muscle strains in the thigh. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Ortho Info website. Available at: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00366 . Updated August 2007. Accessed April 26, 2013.


Sports-related groin pain. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php . Updated January 10, 2010. Accessed April 26, 2013.


10/26/2010 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us : Massey T, Derry S, Moore R, McQuay H. Topical NSAIDs for acute pain in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2010;(6):CD007402.

 

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