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What is the difference in a pulled muscle and a torn muscle?

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Muscle strains are when a muscle is overstretched or twisted, but will heal in time. Muscle sprain is when a ligament tears apart. Any comments?

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  1. Janell says:

    How do you know the difference between torn ligament and pulled muscle. Short of letting a doctor put his hands on you: Massaging a pulled muscle brings

  2. Emelia says:

    torn muscle hurts more and take ages to heal

  3. Yolonda says:

    What is the difference between “pulled muscle” and “torn muscle? I injured my right calve muscle while playing badminton and I have so much difficulty walking now.

  4. Latrice says:

    Short of letting a doctor put his hands on you: Massaging a pulled muscle brings some comfort, some discomfort, and a lessening of the pain and swelling. Massaging a torn ligament is just painful and feels like you are massaging a wound. A … More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_diffrence_between_a_pulled_muscle_and_a_torn_tendon

  5. Marilu says:

    A pulled muscle is a strain of your muscle that causes it to tear from overstretching of that muscle. It can be caused by not stretching before a physical activity or if the person is not in good shape. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Mental/what_is_a_pulled_muscle

  6. Micah says:

    The calf muscles go by the names of the gastrocnemius muscle and the soleus muscle. Both are large muscles that attach near the knee. The soleus attaches below the knee, while the gastrocnemius attaches above the knee. Both of these muscles… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5612596_tell-pulled-torn-calf-muscle.html

  7. Maryland says:

    Muscle strain Is where the muscle has been pulled, overstretched or twisted, and some times tearing of the muscle. Can take around 1-2 weeks to heal. Muscle sprain Is where the ligaments have been over stretched of torn, ligaments help stab

  8. Shawana says:

    Difference Between a Pulled & Torn Muscle Tendon. A pulled muscle and a torn muscle are the same thing. Pulled or torn muscles are frequently due to Detail:http://www.ehow.com/facts_5768901_difference-pulled-torn-muscle-tendon.html

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