Find Muscle Strain Relief When You Visit Our Urgent Care Center in Orange, CT

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Muscle strains occur when muscles or tendons are overstretched or torn due to excessive force or overexertion. If you’ve recently sustained a muscle strain and are looking for ways to alleviate the pain, the trained medical staff at PhysicianOne Urgent Care are here to help. Our Orange, Connecticut, location is open 365 days per year with extended hours, so you can come visit us anytime. We accept walk-ins, or you can reserve your spot in line by using our online booking tool. 

Understanding Muscle Strains

At PhysicianOne Urgent Care, we diagnose and treat several types of muscle strains. Pulled muscles can occur in various parts of the body, but some common areas include the back, neck, shoulders, groin, and calves. Muscle strains can range in severity, and are typically diagnosed on a graded scale:

  • Grade 1 - This low-grade muscle strain typically results from the mild stretching or minimal tearing of muscle fibers. With a Grade 1 muscle strain, you may feel slight pain, but you’ll still be able to flex the muscle. 
  • Grade 2 - A Grade 2 muscle strain is more involved, as it describes a partial muscle fiber tear. This type of muscle strain is often accompanied by pain, swelling, and difficulty moving.
  • Grade 3 - Muscle strains are considered Grade 3 when they involve the complete tearing or rupture of muscle fibers. This will likely be extremely painful, and you may notice significant swelling, bruising, and an inability to move the muscle.

PhysicianOne Urgent Care offers personalized muscle strain treatment plans that will help optimize your healing and restore your strength. Our experienced providers will evaluate your condition and develop a tailored approach, which may include resting, icing the affected area, elevating the affected area, taking over-the-counter or prescription pain medication, or attending physical therapy. 

Visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care for Muscle Strain Treatment

If you have a Grade 3 muscle strain or notice that your pulled muscle is not improving with at-home remedies, visit PhysicianOne Urgent Care in Orange for prompt medical attention. We accept most major health insurance plans and offer affordable self-pay rates. You may also choose to schedule an integrated virtual visit any time of day or night, as our local providers are ready to help 24/7.

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