Our expert says:
In this case -assuming that it is in fact a muscle injury . It is important to decrease inflammation and to keep your dog pain free. I Would recommend you get an anti-inflammatory from your Vet - eg Rimadyl , Previcox for a short 5 -7 d course. It is also important to try and keep him as quiet as possible (often easier said than done !!)If he is no better the Vet make need to take X-rays to make sure it is not anything else. Please don't use human drug as this could damage your dog's stomach and/or Kidneys.
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