Muscle Strain Grade 1 (Shoulder)
A muscle strain is damage to the muscle fibres, and in this case, the muscles around the shoulder joint. Muscles are made up of thousands of fibres and the grade of the strain reflects how many of those fibres have torn. A grade 1 strain only has a small amount of muscle fibres torn, and the remainder of the healthy fibres are typically capable of carrying out normal function While the damaged area heals.
The damaged element of your muscle will take approximately 6 weeks to heal, however, there should be enough healthy muscle fibres to compensate for this and it is not unusual for you to be back to full function more quickly.
If your injury has occurred within the last 7 days, it is more likely that your pain is due to the inflammation present to clot any damage to the area to start the healing process rather than a reflection of the level of strain that has occurred. This initial process typically lasts around a week then starts to settle down.
The Heal My Injury Treatment Plan has been prescribed to help reduce the inflammation, improve function and rebuild strength to the strained area.
Our treatment plans are designed over three phases. Click the link below to get started with your personal treatment plan: