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Muscle Strain Treatment Without an Appointment in Chestnut Hill, MA

Picture of a woman in a yellow shirt holding her lower back and sitting in front of a desk.If you’re experiencing the signs of a muscle strain, you may be wondering where to go for treatment. You don’t want to endure the high costs of an ER visit, but you also can’t wait for an appointment with your primary care provider. Luckily, if you’re in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, you can turn to PhysicianOne Urgent Care—we offer walk-in treatment for muscle strains every day of the year.

Muscle Strain Symptoms

If someone overuses or improperly uses a muscle or tendon, it can cause it to overstretch or tear. This is commonly referred to as pulling a muscle. Signs of a muscle strain include:

  • Pain (this often develops suddenly)
  • Muscle spasms
  • Swelling and bruising
  • Stiffness and weakness

Muscle Strain Recovery

Are you wondering how to treat a muscle strain? You’ll be happy to know that muscle strain symptoms can often be relieved using conservative treatments, which might include:

  • Pain or anti-inflammatory medication
  • Ice/heat therapy
  • Compression
  • Elevation
  • Periodic rest

In more severe cases, physical therapy or surgery could be necessary to achieve relief. A trained medical provider can prescribe the course of treatment that’s right for you.

Visit Our Local Urgent Care Center

Residents of Chestnut Hill don’t need to go far for muscle strain treatment—PhysicianOne Urgent Care has an immediate care center located at 1210 Boylston Street, next to Panda Cub Academy. We don’t require appointments, although you can check in online beforehand to save time, if desired. Or, if you’d like to receive care for a muscle strain without having to leave your home, you can book a Virtual Visit and speak to one of our providers over a secure videoconferencing platform.

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