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OVERVIEW

Quadriceps Muscle Strains

This injury is often caused by running sprints or stops that are too quick. A muscle strain can cause tenderness or a bulge in the tender area of your thigh. Lifting the thigh (a straight-leg raise), climbing/descending stairs or getting out of a seated place can exacerbate the pain.

GOALS

Possible Treatment Goals

  • Improve Balance
  • Improve ability to bear weight/stand on the leg(s)
  • Decrease Risk of Reoccurrence
  • Improve Fitness
  • Improve Function
  • Improve Muscle Strength and Power
  • Increase Oxygen to Tissues
  • Improve Proprioception
  • Improve Range of Motion
  • Self-care of Symptoms
  • Improve Tolerance for Prolonged Activities
RESOURCES

Additional Resources

PHYSICAL THERAPY
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SPORTS REHAB
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ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
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PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY
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HOME CARE PHYSICAL THERAPY

MANUAL THERAPY
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CLASS IV LASER THERAPY
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IASTM
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NEUBIE E-STIM
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SHOCKWAVE THERAPY

PRE / POST SURGICAL REHAB
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SHOULDER PAIN
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BACK PAIN & SCIATICA
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ELBOW, WRIST, & HAND PAIN
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HIP & KNEE PAIN
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FOOT & ANKLE PAIN
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CHRONIC PAIN

TMJ/TMD
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NEUROLOGICAL / STROKE
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VERTIGO
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BALANCE AND GAIT
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MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT
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WORK INJURY