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    A strain is a mild injury caused by overstretching muscles, ligaments, or tendons. Most strains respond well to home treatment and heal on their own.

    Current as of: May 23, 2016

    Author: Healthwise Staff

    Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

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