Posted by: Christal | 2011/09/05

Quad tear

Hi doc, I have been training with a personal trainer for 3 weeks now and have been doing fine. On Sat morning I climbed on a spinning bike and wanted to start peddling but as the person before me didn''t set the resistance down, I pulled my right quad slightly, not expecting the resistance. Then this morning I climbed out of the car and felt my one quad pulling very badly.

I am icing it, but is there anything I can take to heal it quicker? And when should i take it, immediately or should I give my leg some time to heal itself?

Also what is causing both my quads to suddenly give this problem, am I not stretching enough or warming up or cooling down enough?

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You can take two Myprodol capsules, six to eight hourly to control the pain and inflammation, caused by the overstrain of your quadricep muscles. You should consult a physiotherapist for treatment.


Dr Anrich

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