Comprehensive Treatment for Muscle Strain Injuries at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay
Prompt muscle strain treatment is available at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay. Backed by the extensive resources and expertise of the Jackson Health System, UHealth Jackson Urgent Care can be your first choice for quick, non-emergency medical care on a walk-in basis. Our team of board-certified, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System physicians provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services for adults and children with non-life-threatening ailments, including torn ligament and muscle strain injuries.
A muscle strain occurs when a muscle or tendon is stretched beyond its limit or torn. Most often, muscle strains develop in the lower back or the hamstring muscles of the thigh. These injuries can be categorized as acute or chronic; acute strains occur suddenly from falls or sports injuries, while chronic strains develop slowly as a result of frequent strenuous motions, like swinging a gold club or lifting heavy objects.
Many people with muscle strain injuries can effectively manage their pain at home by temporarily avoiding high-impact activities, taking over-the-counter pain medicines, and using ice packs and heat wraps. However, be sure to seek care from a medical professional if:
- You are unable to move the affected area
- You have numbness or tingling sensations
- You cannot walk or perform daily tasks without significant discomfort
The physicians at UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay take a personalized approach to muscle strain treatment that focuses on returning each patient to the activities he or she enjoyed before the injury took place. After determining the exact location and extent of a strain with a physical exam or digital X-ray, a physician on our team may recommend a regimen of self-care measures or immobilization with a splint or brace.
Visit UHealth Jackson Urgent Care – Cutler Bay at your convenience if you need treatment for a muscle strain or any other type of non-life-threatening injury. Our Cutler Bay location has extended hours, features ample parking, and accepts most major health insurance plans to help simplify the process of receiving urgent medical care.